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Kent motorcyclist, 33, dies in collision with van Monday night

A motorcycle-van collision in Kent was fatal Monday night, according to Kent Police and Fire.

Crews were called to the 8400 block of South 212th Street at 10:15 p.m., where 33-year-old man riding a motorcycle collided with a van and was ejected from his bike.

The Kent man, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened when the 44-year-old man driving the van, also from Kent, was driving west on 212th and started turning left, police said.

He crossed the path of the motorcycle, which was going east

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Man charged in Kent shooting booked into jail

A Kent man accused of shooting another man who tried to intervene in a neighborly dispute July 8 was booked into jail this morning.

Wendall Oliver Adams Jr. is charged with assault in the first degree and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to charging documents.

The shooting happened about 1 p.m. in the 22400 block of Benson Road Southeast.

The victim’s god mother told police that she asked him to contact Adams, because she suspected Adams took her car. She said Adams and her daughter recently broke up.

Witnesses told police Adams came outside his apartment and shot the victim

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Kent shooting suspect still at large

Kent police continue to look for the suspect in a Sunday shooting that happened in the 22400 block of Benson Road Southeast about 1 p.m.

A 26-year-old man allegedly argued with the victim before firing multiple shots and hitting him in the torso, and then fled, police say.

The victim, a man in his 20s, is still being treated for potentially life-threatening injuries.

Police describe the suspect as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 170 pounds, last seen wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts and a gray hooded sweatshirt, and carrying a black handgun.