FOLLOWUP: Arrest in South Park teen murder

(WSB photo, February rally/march)

12:46 PM: Seattle Police have announced an arrest in the February murder of a 16-year-old boy in South Park. This was the deadly shooting that brought more than 100 people to a rally/march for peace days later. While the suspect is not yet charged in the murder, he is also jailed in connection with a $250,000 warrant in a case where charges have been filed, so we are publishing his name: 27-year-old Juan J. Macias. In the other case, he was charged in June with choking his girlfriend unconscious. We are checking with the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to see if he is due for a bail hearing today; police say they arrested him in South Park on Saturday.

6:30 PM: Macias did have a bail hearing this afternoon. We don’t have documents yet but the jail register shows his bail now upped to $2,250,000.

2 Replies to "FOLLOWUP: Arrest in South Park teen murder"

  • RT July 9, 2018 (3:43 pm)

    Hope he is held without bail…..

  • Robo July 10, 2018 (1:41 am)

    This is great news. The community of South Park and the police that help there are awesome. 

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