Saturday evening Bellevue Police and Fire Department responded to a shooting and stabbing at 958 111th Ave NE in Downtown Bellevue around 7:00 PM that left two males dead, one person critically injured and one person with non-life threatening injuries. The victims and suspect were reportedly attending a house warming party and knew each other.
According to reports by the Bellevue Police Department the address reported is Elements Apartments on 111th Ave NE. Additional reports suggest that the crime scene was on the third floor of Elements Apartments within an event space that was rented out. All victims and suspects have been accounted for.
According to a briefing on Sunday, Chief Mylett of the Bellevue Police Department stated the event was hosted by a 22-year-old female. A 41-year-old male resident of Burien, WA, who was related to the host, stabbed three-people at the event. The three people stabbed included the female host whom he was related to, a 21-year-old male Renton, WA resident, and a 24-year-old male Bend, OR resident. As the altercation escalated, the 24-year-old male drew and shot his firearm, killing the 41-year-old man. Additionally, the 21-year-old male was announced dead at the scene.
The motive is unknown at this time. Chief Mylett has stated that this is still an ongoing investigation.
The suspect and victims are all accounted for and there is no danger to the public. 112th btwn NE 8th & 12th is closed for the investigation. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/Nko0xfYuRU
— Bellevue, WA Police (@BvuePD) July 12, 2020