Woman Shot During South Seattle Home Invasion Robbery

Detectives are currently investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in South Seattle.  A 71-year-old female was shot in the shoulder and pistol-whipped by the suspects.

Shortly before 4:00 pm, officers responded to a residence in the 10700 block of Renton Avenue South on a report of a home invasion robbery.  Seattle Fire responded and transported the female victim to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

Officers are searching for two suspects.  The first suspect is described as a light-skinned black male in his late teens.  He is described as 6′ tall, wearing a white jacket and white pants and armed with a black handgun.  The second suspect is also described as a light-skinned black teen, 5’6″, skinny, wearing a blue jacket and dark pants.  He has a mustache.

The suspects were last seen running southbound from the house.

Currently, K-9 teams are conducting a track searching for the suspects.  King County Sheriff’s deputies have also been notified of the call.

This is an active and on-going investigation and information is subject to change.  We will update any significant changes here.  Robbery detectives will conduct the follow up investigation.