Kent police were called just after 11 p.m. Saturday to a shooting outside the American Legion Hall, 25405 97th Place S.
A woman from Kent had been shot multiple times. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle; her injuries were not considered life-threatening, the Kent Police Department said.
According to police, the hall was rented out for a birthday party. Police believe there was a dispute involving several people attending the party. That dispute then escalated to shots being fired.
“Kent police detectives are currently following up on information provided by witnesses at the scene,” said detective Sgt. Bob Burwell. “We’re hopeful that somebody who witnessed the shooting will be able to identify the suspect.”
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Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Kent Police Department at 253-856-5800.