Robert Robinson murder: Car seen speeding away from drive-by shooting could hold clue to solving teen’s death
KILLERS WANTED IN SEATTLE —
Detectives need your help solving the case of a teen gunned down in a drive-by shooting on his way to the grocery store.
Robert Robinson’s family says he was a good kid and didn’t have enemies.
His murder happened in Beacon Hill on the afternoon of Sunday March 15th.
“We don’t know who did the shooting but there was a vehicle that left the scene on S. Forest St. at a high rate of speed, a blue, older Honda,” says Ret. Det. Myrle Carner with Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound. “Somebody saw that vehicle leaving, perhaps you got cut off or maybe you even took the time to write a plate down. Now’s the time to come forward. Crime Stoppers needs that information to help solve this homicide.”
As police search for Robert's killers his family is asking for help from the community. “An evil force that’s going to drive up and gun somebody down, I mean he didn't even have a chance,” said Robert’s uncle at a vigil held for his nephew. “Whoever did this we want him caught."
Robert`s family says he was excited about his upcoming graduation from Cleveland High School.
If you can tell Seattle detectives anything about his murder or that blue, older Honda seen speeding away from the shooting, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS
You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.
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