A gunman, clad in all black, opened hearth inside a suburban Seattle barbershop on Wednesday, killing the store’s proprietor whereas he was slicing an 8-year-old’s hair, police stated.
The slaying occurred inside JQ’s Barbershop in Puyallup at about 5 p.m. PST after “the suspect entered the enterprise and went on to the sales space the place the sufferer was slicing” the kid’s hair, in line with a police assertion.
Witnesses advised investigators that the gunman shot the store proprietor, a 43-year-old Tacoma man, “a number of occasions” earlier than he “fled the world on foot,” the assertion stated.
The shooter may solely be described as a 5-foot-8 man carrying all black clothes, police stated.
The kid was not wounded in the course of the lethal assault that unfolded about 35 miles south of downtown Seattle.
Police are asking close by residents and companies to examine their surveillance cameras, in case they could have caught a glimpse of the killer.