Incident

1-26-2016 Washington Seattle 5-3

Location

January 26, 2016

The Jungle homeless encampment
Airport Way S. and S. Atlantic St.
Seattle, Washington
Geolocation: 47.5903, -122.323

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: James Quoc Tran
  • Age: 33
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jeannine L. (Brooks) Zapata
  • Age: 45
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Tracy
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: "Phats"
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: James Taafulisia
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Jerome Taafulisia
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age: 13
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Drug involvement
  • Armed robbery with injury/death and/or evidence of DGU found
  • Unlawful purchase/sale

Notes

3 teen brothers shot up homeless camp, stole drugs and cash. Later sold one of the crime weapons to an informant.

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: 45 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown
  • Type: 22 LR
  • Stolen: Unknown

Sources

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 37
State House District: 37