An innocent man in the Seattle/Tacoma area was hit in the head by a stray bullet by sleeping in his home on Thursday. The bullet pierced through the wall of his home. The man was rushed to the hospital but could not have been saved.
The occurrence happened near S 128th St and 26th Ave S, just passed midnight. The authorities reported to the site after receiving numerous calls about gun shots being fired.
One of the callers who lived on 12800 block of 26th Ave S reported that their house was hit multiple times by bullets. Shell casings were found inside of the residence, as well as, holes in the walls. Thankfully, no one was injured in that house hold.
A few moments later, a call was received from the house next door, which stated that a man had been shot in the head.
Deputies rushed over to the residence to find a 74 year old man in his bed shot in the head. The police believe that the stray bullet went through the man’s wall coming from the next door neighbor’s house.
No motive has been determined regarding the shooting. Authorities don’t believe that the man shot was a target. There is no suspect yet and the investigation continues.