King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg will hold a news conference Thursday to announce charges against three teenage brothers accused of killing two people and wounding three others in The Jungle homeless encampment on Jan. 26.

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King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg will hold a news conference Thursday to announce charges against three teenage brothers accused of killing two people and wounding three others in The Jungle homeless encampment on Jan. 26.

The news conference is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in the prosecutor’s office.

A juvenile judge on Tuesday found probable cause to hold the brothers, ages 13, 16 and 17, on investigation of two counts of felony murder and three counts of first-degree assault, as well as for unlawfully possessing firearms.

Because of their ages and the seriousness of the crimes they’re accused of, the two oldest boys are expected to be charged as adults.

Witnesses to the shooting identified the boys to police, who then employed informants to record conversations in which the suspects acknowledged the shooting, police wrote in an affidavit of probable cause. The brothers also sold a .45-caliber handgun, one of two weapons used in the shootings, to an informant, police allege

The Seattle Times is not naming the boys because they have not been charged.

The two older boys have felony juvenile records, while the youngest brother was arrested in September for making a false statement to a police officer, a misdemeanor charge, according to court records. All three had been reported missing last year, according to reports.

Police allege the three brothers had gone to The Jungle to settle a $500 drug debt owed to their mother.