Washington Man Charged With Murder After Police Chase

SEATTLE (AP) – A Kent man is being held on suspicion of murder and other charges.

Seattle police arrested the man as he fled in a car from outside a Central District apartment where a 36-year-old man was fatally shot.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting about 7:40 p.m. Sunday.

Inside an apartment, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Police and fire crews tried lifesaving measures, but he died at the scene.

Other officers spotted a silver Dodge Challenger fleeing and chased the suspect for several blocks until he crashed.

Officers arrested him.

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