Second man identified in East Valley Highway fatal shootings

A second man fatally shot during a dispute near a Kent East Valley Highway strip mall has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Jason R. Lee, 31, died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the medical examiner’s Friday media report. Kent Police have not yet released the hometown of Lee.

Three men where shot early Sunday morning near a strip mall in the 18100 block of East Valley Highway, according to Kent Police.

A 46-year-old man reportedly shot Lee. Another man then allegedly shot the 46 year old, critically injuring him, and fatally shot Joseph Nguyen, 28, of Seattle. Nguyen died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police have not yet updated the condition of the man, 46, or any details about the fourth man reportedly involved in the shootings. Police described the shooting as an isolated incident confined to those directly involved.

Officers responded to a report of an illegal discharge at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday near the Kent/Renton border.

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