A woman was shot dead early Tuesday morning in a motel parking lot in North Seattle, according to Seattle Police.
A man who was also shot was at Harborview Medical Center as of Tuesday with life-threatening injuries, according to police, who say a suspect fled the scene.
The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday identified the female victim as 35-year-old Tiffany Miller and determined she died from a gunshot wound to the head. Miller’s death was ruled a homicide.
Gunshots were reported at about 3 a.m. Tuesday at the Everspring Inn on the corner of Aurora Avenue North and North 82nd Street, just northwest of Green Lake.
Homicide and crime-scene detectives began investigating Tuesday morning. Seattle Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call their Violent Crimes tip line at 206-233-5000.