Two people were killed and another two injured, one of them critically, in a stabbing and shooting in Bellevue, Washington, Saturday night, according to the police.
The shooting in Bellevue, Washington happened at a housewarming party, evening at a high-rise apartment tower in Downtown Bellevue.
Police officers were called approximately 7:30 p.m. to an apartment tower for reports of “multiple individuals shot/stabbed” at the Elements apartment building at 958 111th Ave NE. By 8:33 p.m.
When police arrived at the scene of the shooting in Bellevue, Washington and exited the elevator they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in the third-floor lobby and three others suffering from stab wounds, one person was found dead, two others critically injured and another in serious condition, authorities announced.
Suspect of stabbing and shooting in Bellevue High-Rise Tower
Police said all victims and the suspect had been accounted for, with no danger to the public.
A suspect was “accounted for” after these two men were shot and killed and two others hurt during a dispute that erupted at a housewarming party inside a luxury Bellevue apartment building, authorities said.
Reporter David Nelson reported that a guest at the housewarming party committed the stabbing and was then shot by another guest.
In a news conference, Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett said: “Calls were frantic and there was a lot of chaos that could be heard in the background,”
A third male with life-threatening injuries was taken to Harborview Medical Center, and a woman with non-life-threatening injuries was taken to Overlake Medical Center.
A witness told a person at the party had too much to drink and acted violently. When that person was told to stop, a witness stated he pulled out a knife and stabbed at least two people at the party.
According to that same witness, one of the persons who was stabbed had a concealed weapon and shot the stabbing suspect.
Police have not confirmed if one of the people who died was the stabbing suspect.
It was not clear which of the victims was the suspect, however, all of the people involved appeared to have known each other, Mylett stated.
We are responding to a report of multiple individuals shot/stabbed 958 111th Ave NE. PIO enroute. Media staging at NE 10th/111
Mylett did not share any more information about what may have led to the shooting, nevertheless, confirmed that at least one of the dead victims had gunshot wounds while another appeared to have died from stab wounds.
“We don’t know who started this and we don’t know who did what,” Mylett said.
Police asked the public to avoid 112th Avenue between 8th and 12th streets as they investigated the incident.
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