Auburn Tavern Shooting: Police Still Looking For Suspects - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Auburn Tavern Shooting: Police Still Looking For Suspects

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE:

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) - A 28-year-old man accused of firing a .45-caliber handgun into the crowd outside an Auburn, Wash., sports bar after seeing his friend get shot has been ordered held on $250,000 bail. Police continue to search for those responsible for killing three men and wounding a fourth.
    
Auburn police Cmdr. Mike Hirman says the man who appeared in court Monday is a felon who is not supposed to have a gun. He was arrested for investigation of reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of a firearm.
    
The King County medical examiner's office has not officially identified the victims in the shooting early Sunday outside the Sports Page Tavern. Hirman says it began with a dispute between two women on the dance floor.
    
The Seattle Times reports that police seized several guns and seven vehicles.
    
Hirman says there were at least two shooters and possibly four or five.
    
The wounded man was in serious condition at a Seattle hospital.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE:

SEATTLE (AP) - Police say three men were killed and another man was wounded when a brawl led to gunfire outside a tavern in Auburn south of Seattle.
    
Auburn Police Cmdr. Mike Hirman says dozens of people were filtering out of the Sport Page Tavern at closing time around 2 a.m. Sunday when a fight broke out in the parking lot.
    
He says several people pulled handguns and fired shots. Three men in their 20s were found dead. A fourth man suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was in critical condition Sunday morning when he was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
    
Hirman says some of the victims and suspects knew each other. Police have not made arrests but have detained a person of interest.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

    Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:21:48 GMT
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. >>>Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso to bring you LIVE coverage starting tonight on KHQ Local News At 5 and 6pm>>>More >>
    OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes. Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. >>>Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso to bring you LIVE coverage starting tonight on KHQ Local News At 5 and 6pm>>>
    More >>
  • Log Rolls Over And Kills WA Boy On Boy Scout Trip

    Log Rolls Over And Kills WA Boy On Boy Scout Trip

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:47:18 GMT
    LILLIWAUP, Wash. (AP) - A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him. The Kitsap Sun reports that the boy and three friends were trying to roll the log down a rocky slope Saturday into Lena Lake in the Olympic National Forest, across Puget Sound from Seattle.More >>
    LILLIWAUP, Wash. (AP) - A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him. The Kitsap Sun reports that the boy and three friends were trying to roll the log down a rocky slope Saturday into Lena Lake in the Olympic National Forest, across Puget Sound from Seattle.
    More >>
  • Boston Marathon Begins Under Tight Security

    Boston Marathon Begins Under Tight Security

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:28:56 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - The 118th running of the Boston Marathon has begun amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The race began at 8:50 a.m. Monday for mobility-impaired marathoners and at 9:32 a.m. for elite women.More >>
    BOSTON (AP) - The 118th running of the Boston Marathon has begun amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The race began at 8:50 a.m. Monday for mobility-impaired marathoners and at 9:32 a.m. for elite women.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KHQ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.