2 in custody, 1 at large in connection to fatal shooting at Des Moines Safeway parking lot

The victim was sitting in a parked car in the grocery store parking lot when two suspects approached him and started shooting at the vehicle. He died at the scene.

DES MOINES, Wash. — Two people are in custody in connection to a fatal shooting in a Des Moines Safeway parking lot on Monday evening.

According to the Des Moines Police Department, one male suspect is still at large as of Tuesday afternoon.

The victim was sitting in a parked car with another person in the grocery store parking lot when two suspects approached the vehicle and started shooting. The victim was shot several times and died at the scene, according to police. 

Both suspects got into a stolen vehicle as a driver waited for them and fled the scene.

According to police, the other victim in the car was not injured. 

On Tuesday, Tukwila Police found the stolen car the suspects were in and tried to stop it. The vehicle fled and police pursued it before the suspect crashed. Officers were able to take one male and one female into custody. 

The Guardian One helicopter crew and K-9 units are currently searching for the suspect who is still at large. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing edmund@ustimespost.com.

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