Sheriff's Office seeks suspect in SeaTac home burglary

Wilson Laray Smith -  King County Sheriff
Wilson Laray Smith
— image credit: King County Sheriff's Office

The King County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help to locate a suspect in the July 29 burglary of an occupied home in SeaTac.

The wanted person is 19-year-old Wilson Laray Smith, who is a convicted felon, according to the Sheriff's Office.

A female and a child were inside the home when the burglars entered. She called 911 and two deputies responded.

One of the suspects was tased in a confrontation with deputies outside the house, with no effect, according to Sgt. DB Gates, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Office.

A second deputy then shot the suspect. The second suspect fled on foot and a K-9 unit and the sheriff's helicopter were used to search for him, but he escaped, according to Gates.

According to the Sheriff's Office, there is probable cause to arrest Smith for investigation of burglary. He's likely aware that detectives are looking for him.

He is described as a black male, 5-foot-9, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information about Smith’s whereabouts is asked to call the King County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at 206-296-3311. Anyone who sees Smith is asked to call 911.

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