SEATTLE -- The girlfriend of one of the two men accused in a deadly downtown Seattle shooting is now charged with a crime as well, according to prosecutors.
Marquise Tolbert and William Toliver, both 24, were arrested leaving a hotel near the Las Vegas Strip and appeared in court last week, where both waived extradition to Washington.
The two are accused of instigating a gunfight in downtown Seattle in January. Prosecutors have charged them with first-degree murder, six counts of first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.
King County Prosecutors have also charged 26-year-old Daaoshara Galbert with first-degree felony rendering criminal assistance. Prosecutors believe Galbert is Tolbert's girlfriend.
According to charging documents, Galbert who also goes by 'Daaoshara Degrate' drove Tolbert and Toliver to Las Vegas in her vehicle. Video surveillance showed all three of them together inside of a hotel and parking garage.
A warrant is out for Daaoshara Galbert's arrest. She was last seen Feb. 1 in Las Vegas. Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for any information that leads to her capture. You will remain anonymous. Call the hotline at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or use the P3 Tips App on your cell phone.
Galbert has prior convictions for theft, identity theft and possession of stolen property.
In the charges filed Wednesday, Senior Deputy Prosecutor Mary Barbosa indicated the state will ask that Tolbert and Toliver be held without bail.
“In the present case, the defendants instigated a shoot-out with a rival gang member on a crowded street corner in downtown Seattle at the beginning of the evening commute. Both defendants fired a combined total of at least 20 rounds with no regard for the dozens of innocent people all around them,” Barbosa wrote in the charges.
“One person was killed, multiple people were shot, one was injured by shattered glass and buses and buildings were damaged by bullets. Their willingness to commit such a violent crime in this public setting shows they are a substantial danger to the community,” Barbosa wrote.
It is unclear when Tolbert and Toliver will be transported back to Seattle but both are scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 19, according to prosecutors.
The two men and Jamel Jackson, 21, are accused of roles in the shooting that police said erupted at rush hour following a fight outside a fast-food restaurant. Jackson has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.
Tanya Jackson, 50, a group housing facility resident, was killed.