Courtesy Photo, Auburn Police

Courtesy Photo, Auburn Police

Auburn Police investigate two homicides

Less than 10 hours apart on Nov. 28 and 29

Around 1:30 a.m. Nov. 29, the Auburn Police Department responded to a report of a shooting near the 500 block of 15th Street NE.

Police arrived on the scene to find the person who had been shot was a passenger in a Ford truck. The victim, a woman in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene after lifesaving measures were taken, according to police.

Police report that a dispute had occurred at a gas station on Harvey Road after the suspect approached the passenger side of the vehicle. The woman drove off in her vehicle and ended up on 15th Street after shots were fired. Police have no suspects in custody as of Nov. 29. Anyone with information is asked to call 253-288-7403.

In another incident, the Auburn Police Department responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the 2200 block of I Street NE just after 4 p.m. Nov. 28.

When police arrived, they found a white Honda with multiple bullet holes and a man in his 20s in the driver’s seat of the vehicle with at least one gunshot wound. Lifesaving measures were performed, but the man was later pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Police have no suspects in custody as of Nov. 29. Anyone with information is asked to call 253-288-7403.


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