UPDATE: Police Identify Bellevue Woman Killed in Seattle Shooting Rampage

The Seattle Times reported that the victim in the carjack shooting was Gloria Leonidas. The mother of two was carjacked in Seattle and shot to death Wednesday in a rampage that left six dead.

Update 10:30 p.m:

The Seattle Times reported that Bellevue's Gloria Leonidas, a married mother with two girls who attend the Seattle Academy of Art and Sciences, died shortly after the carjacking. Authorities identified the gunman as Ian L. Stawicki, 40. Stawicki also died hours after shooting himself in the head when cornered by police. The death toll stood at six late Wednesday night.

According to the Seattle Times, Stawicki's family said the man was unstable and that they could "see this coming."

Bellevue Patch's updated story is here.

Update 5:45 p.m:

Seattle Police Department corrected their earlier statement and now say that the suspect has not died. Police report that the suspect is being treated at Harborview Medical Center after he shot himself in the head.

Original story:

A woman from Bellevue was one of the four victims shot and killed during a rampage Wednesday that Seattle Police attributed to one man, who reportedly killed himself in West Seattle, according to KIRO TV.

KIRO TV reported that the woman's family contacted the television station to say that she was an innocent victim in the day's shootings, which started at 11 a.m. Wednesday at at Cafe Racer, at 5828 Roosevelt Way NE in Seattle's Ravenna neighborhood.

Seattle police say that three people were shot and killed and two people were critically wounded in that shooting.

Within an hour of that shooting, the woman reportedly from Bellevue was shot and killed, and her Mercedes SUV taken in a possible carjacking at Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street near Town Hall in Seattle's First Hiill neighborhood. Witnesses told KIRO that bystanders attempted to perform CPR on the woman after she was shot in the head.

The gunman dumped the SUV in West Seattle and then shot himself in the head after he was spotted by an officer, Seattle police told reporters Wednesday.

Seattle police told reporters that investigators connected the two shootings by witness descriptions of an item on his person that was spotted in the two locations.

Bellevue Patch will update this story when more information is available.

Venice Buhain May 31, 2012 at 12:43 AM
The latest tweet from Seattle PD reports that the suspect in this shooting is not dead. WIll update with more information as we receive it.
Venice Buhain May 31, 2012 at 12:56 AM
The Seattle Times reported that Seattle police identified the suspect as Ian Lee Stawicki, 40, of Seattle. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2018316552_roosevelt31m.html


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