Schools across the city saw teachers participating in rallies under the banner “Black Lives Matter at School” to urge racial justice in U.S. education.
Assistant Seattle Police Chief Bob Merner said at a news conference the victims lived at the encampment. He said of the shooting that police “have reason to believe it was very targeted.”
Two people were killed and three others wounded as shooting erupted Tuesday night at a Seattle homeless encampment known as 'The Jungle,' officials said. Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 7:20 p.m. near Airport Way South and South Atlantic Street south of downtown. They did a search of the wooded area and found five victims,