October 22, 1996 in City

Fatal Shooting May Be Gang-Related

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Police called in the gang unit Monday to investigate the fatal shooting of a housing project resident and wounding of another man.

Derrick Barquett, 18, was killed about 9:20 p.m. Sunday at the High Point housing project in West Seattle. The wounded man was in serious condition at a Seattle hospital.

Barquett’s 15-year-old brother had been shot and wounded in the backside earlier Sunday. Police were investigating whether the shootings were related.

In the Sunday night shooting, officers in the area heard the shots and found two young men down.


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