Man killed in Sunday shooting in Sodo was Central District resident

The man killed in an early Sunday shooting outside a Sodo nightclub has been identified as Desmond Jackson of the Central District, the Seattle Times reports. Jackson was one of two people shot in the incident, which started as a large fight around 3:30 a.m. The other person injured, not yet identified, is reportedly in critical condition.

Friends and family held a memorial vigil for Jackson Monday evening at the corner of 20th and Marion. He was 22.

From the Times:

A relative of the slain man identified him as Desmond Jackson, of the Central Area. Jackson, the eldest of three siblings, attended Garfield High School and most recently was taking courses at Seattle Central Community College, said his great-aunt, Gazelle Williams.

Seattle police homicide detectives and gang officers are investigating. No arrests have been made.

5 thoughts on “Man killed in Sunday shooting in Sodo was Central District resident

  1. REST IN PEACE Cousin, This Was TOTALLY UNEXPECTED! I LOVE YOU & Ima MISS You Dearly …. Justice Shall Be Served Sooner Or Later!!

  2. I’m so sorry for your loss, I hope they find the kid soon and your family can come to some sort of peace when justice is served.

  3. They never got In no kind of confrontation with anybody out side of the club fusion.. It all started out side of club x. They never even had the chance to come in side the club they were out side chilling by the car. And for the people that are he’s so called best friends need to come forward about what happend. You were there why are you refusing to talk about what. Happend when that was supposed to be your best friend it just doesn’t make any kind of sense.

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