Seattle police can't confirm any links between police vehicle arson and officer shooting

Seattle police spokespersons said Nov. 4 that they could not confirm any links between the fatal Oct. 31 shooting of Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton and a note left Oct. 22 at the site where four Seattle police vehicles were set on fire.

Officer ReneƩ Witt, with the Seattle Police Department Media Relations Office, noted that the Oct. 22 arson at a city maintenance yard remains an open, active investigation, adding that no links have been determined between the two crimes.

The Seattle Times has further information from Seattle Police Sgt. Sean Whitcomb on this story at

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