Police have made an arrest in last week’s Federal Way shooting that killed 20-year-old Muldhata Dawud and injured two others.
A 21-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting in Federal Way last week that killed 20-year-old Muldhata Dawud and injured two others, according to Federal Way police.
Dawud was in a car with five other people near the 32500 block of First Avenue South in Federal Way just after 1 a.m. Thursday when another man drove up alongside and opened fire, said Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock.
Three young men were in the back seat of the car, including Dawud. The two other shooting victims, ages 18 and 19, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.
Dawud’s close friend Zakariya Issa, 20, was fatally shot in Seattle on Friday afternoon while walking home from a prayer service for Dawud. The shootings aren’t believed to be connected.
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Police Wednesday night were searching the vehicle and residence of the man who was arrested, a news release says.
The man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and first-degree assault.