Police say fatal shooting may have been drug deal gone bad

KENT, Wash. (AP) — A 20 year-old man has been shot to death on Kent’s East Hill, and police believe his death may have been the result of a drug deal gone bad.

KOMO-TV reports that police went to the site at Southeast 261st Place at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Officers found the 20-year-old man, who was later pronounced dead.

Police say there was a dispute between the victim and another person, who had fled by the time officers arrived.

Witnesses told police the motive likely involved drugs.

There is no description of the suspect.