Police arrest suspect in deadly encampment shooting in Seattle

Police have arrested a suspect in a deadly homeless encampment in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood. 

Officers arrested a 43-year-old man in South Delridge on Tuesday.

At about 12:20 a.m. Monday, a person called 911 to report someone had been shot near 26th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Juneau Street. 

When officers arrived, they found a man who had "significant injuries."

Medics from the Seattle Fire Department got to the scene and declared the man dead. 

Around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, a witness called 911 to report seeing the suspect in South Delridge. Officers arrived and arrested the man, then took him to Seattle Police headquarters to be interviewed.

Detectives then booked him into the King County Jail for murder.

The King County Medical Examiner's Office later identified the victim as 58-year-old Anthony Gonzales. He died from a shotgun wound to the head. 

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Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Seattle Police Department’s crimes tip line at 206-233-5000.