Drive-By Shooting Leaves Bullet Hole In Bed Of Pickup

Cover of the WSP press release

November 9, 2021

King County: At around 7 p.m. yesterday, November 8, 2021, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) received a 9-1-1 call from a person reporting that they had been shot at on SR 169 near Black Diamond.

The witness stated that he was driving the SB SR 169 in his red Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck and exiting Black Diamond when a vehicle approached from behind at high speed and fired a lap into the tailgate of his truck. He announced that he had driven away and lost sight of the suspicious vehicle.

The investigators were able to recover a bullet that was in front of the loading area near the driver’s cab.

The victim described the suspicious vehicle as a two-door white Honda Civic with no rear bumper, newer stainless steel exhaust and blue LED headlights.

WSP detectives are looking for witnesses or information about the identity of the suspected vehicle and driver. Please contact Detective Sergeant Moate at [email protected]

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