Three U.S. teenagers arrested in connection with a shooting at a homeless encampment

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with a shooting that left two people dead and three others injured at a Seattle homeless encampment on January 26.

 

Police said that they have detained three teens between thirteen and seventeen years old and that there are no outstanding suspects that they are aware of.

 

Authorities believe the shooting, which occurred at a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle,” stemmed from a drug deal. Police believe  that the victims and teenagers knew each other.

 

Forty-five year old, Jeannine L. Zapata and thirty-three year old, James Q. Tran were both killed by gunshots. As of Monday, the three injured people still remained in the hospital.

 

Police have released no further information on the teenagers.

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