Arrests made in deadly shooting of Seattle teacher

Seattle Police are sharing surveillance video showing a man and a woman they believe could be suspects in the death of Brent McDonald.

SEATTLE -- Two people are behind bars in connection with the deadly shooting of a Seattle teacher in Belltown last month. 

Police arrested a 55-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman Friday.

The victim, Brent McDonald, was a popular youth mentor and art teacher.

A motive for his shooting is still unknown.

A memorial for McDonald is scheduled for Sunday.

Family and friends say they're relieved to hear about the arrests, but it still doesn't offer closure. 

McDonald worked at the non-profit group Coyote Central, helping mentor hundreds of children over the years.

The 38-year-old woman was booked on rendering criminal assistance and the 55-year-old man booked on investigation of murder.

Police are still continuing to investigate and ask anyone with any information about this case to call detectives at (206) 233-5000.

 


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