Tukwila, WA – A tragic shooting incident occurred at a Costco in Tukwila, Washington, resulting in the death of a woman. The Tukwila Police Department responded to the scene on Friday morning, where they attempted to save the victim’s life but were unsuccessful.
The shooting happened at approximately 10:41 a.m. in the parking lot of the Costco on Andover Park East. Authorities believe the incident is related to a robbery, and the male suspect escaped in a white vehicle. The police have yet to determine the suspect’s location.
In a shocking turn of events, the Costco remained open for several hours, with shoppers unaware of the violent crime that had taken place mere feet away. However, in the interest of public safety, the store eventually closed its doors around 1 p.m.
Law enforcement is actively investigating the shooting. It is unknown at this time whether there is surveillance footage capturing the suspect’s actions. This tragic incident is the second shooting reported in Tukwila in less than 12 hours, heightening concerns within the community.
The police urge anyone with information about the shooting to come forward, as the investigation continues. As the community mourns the loss of the victim, the authorities are committed to uncovering the truth behind this senseless act of violence.