Fatal Shooting at Tukwila Costco Leaves Woman Dead – FOX 13 Seattle Reports

TUKWILA, Wash. – A woman was fatally shot in an apparent robbery at a Costco in Tukwila, Washington, on Thursday.

The shooting occurred around 5:30 p.m. at the Costco located on Andover Park East. Tukwila police said the woman was shot during a robbery and the suspects fled the scene before officers arrived. The woman, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are working to review security footage and gather any possible evidence that could lead to the identification and apprehension of the suspects. The motive for the robbery and shooting is still under investigation.

Costco released a statement expressing their condolences for the victim and their family and stated that the store will be closed until further notice. The company is cooperating with law enforcement in their investigation.

This incident has left the community in shock and mourning for the victim. Residents and customers of the Costco have expressed their concern and disbelief over the violent act that occurred in their neighborhood.

Tukwila Mayor, Allan Ekberg, also expressed his condolences for the victim and urged anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist in the investigation.

The Tukwila Police Department is urging anyone who may have witnessed the robbery or has any information to contact them immediately. The department is also reminding the public to be vigilant and cautious, particularly during the holiday season when crimes may increase.

As the investigation continues, the community is coming together to support the victim’s family and to ensure the safety and security of the neighborhood.