Police are looking for a light blue 2014 Toyota Prius with Washington license plate BEP3940. Anyone who saw the vehicle was asked to call 911 immediately.
SEATTLE – Seattle police are asking anyone who has seen a vehicle involved in the murder of a carpool driver to call 911.
The victim, identified as Amare Geda, was found dead early Tuesday morning from a gunshot wound near the intersection of South Walker Street and 1st Avenue South, less than half a mile from T-Mobile Park.
Police said the suspect in the murder appeared to be walking randomly to Geda when he was stopped along the curb on South 1st Avenue. The suspect then hijacked the vehicle and shot Geda, who was fleeing the location in his vehicle southbound on 1st Avenue, through Spokane Street.
Police are asking anyone who has seen Geda’s vehicle, a light blue 2014 Toyota Prius with Washington license plate BEP3940, to call 911. The vehicle has a mismatched rim, all other rims are colored. silver.
The vehicle was last seen in West Seattle shortly after the shooting.
A post from the Seattle Carpool Drivers Association, of which Geda is a member, said he has worked two jobs to support his family over the past 14 years. He worked at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport during the day, then a car-sharing driver at night.
ONE online fundraising was set up to support the Geda family.