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Shooting Incident at Luther Burbank Park
Saturday, July 13, 2019

July 13, 2019 - On July 13, at approximately 11:15 AM, Mercer Island Police Officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of 84th Ave SE for a weapons complaint.  As officers were responding, it was determined two people were shot inside a vehicle in the parking lot of Luther Burbank Park. 

As officers arrived, they found two people, one adult male and one adult female, with gunshot wounds.  They were also able to determine no other people were involved in the incident and the firearm was recovered at the scene.
Mercer Island Fire Department rendered aid along with King County Medic One.  Both adults were transported to Harborview Medical Center, where they later died of their injuries.
Investigators with the Mercer Island and Bellevue Police Departments are working on the scene gathering evidence.  They will continue to work with the King County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause and manner of death of those involved.

The parking lot of Luther Burbank Park remains closed at this point due to the ongoing investigation.

Commander Magnan


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