18-year-old Shot and Killed in Seattle by Police Officer
SEATTLE, WA – July 31, 2018
An 18-year-old man has been shot and killed by a police officer in Seattle, local media reports.
The incident happened in a Kent parking lot. The officer has been identified as a 28-year veteran of the force, Leland Adams.
Adams is on paid administrative leave after the shooting the man, identified as Jesus Hernandez Murillo, on July 27 in what the Sheriff’s Office says was a struggle for his life. An investigation into the shooting is underway.
Murillo died from a gunshot wound to the chest.