Sgt. Rodney Chinnick says the two were shot in and around a car in an apartment complex parking lot.
They called for help as they were driving to a hospital. They were met by deputies who rushed them to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The 17-year-old died. The hospital says the 18-year-old is in serious condition.
Deputy Travis DeFries says investigators don’t know if the teens were targeted or if it was a random shooting. He says shootings are rare in the Richmond Beach neighborhood.
Sheriff’s deputies operate as the police force in the city of Shoreline.
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