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2 dead, 3 injured in shooting at homeless encampment in Seattle

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Posted at 10:10 PM, Jan 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-27 00:38:52-05

SEATTLE — Two people were killed and three others were injured Tuesday evening following a shooting in a homeless encampment in Seattle, Wash, Q13 FOX reports.

Around 7:15 p.m., Seattle police received reports of gunfire near the 1500 block of Airport Way South. Officers began searching a greenbelt in the area, sometimes colloquially referred to as “The Jungle,” according to Seattle police blotter.

It was in that area that authorities found five victims.

Police are actively searching the woods for the suspect or suspects.