Renee Davis was five months pregnant when King County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed her during a “wellness check” Friday night, according to her foster sister, Danielle Bargala.
Davis, 23, was struggling with depression. She had just texted someone earlier that night, according to Bargala, saying she was very upset and depressed. That person alerted law enforcement, which caused deputies to arrive at Davis’ house on Muckleshoot tribal lands shortly after 6:30 p.m
Bargala is a Seattle University law student. She said Saturday that she along with other family members still have a lot of questions about what happened next.
Part of the problem is the sheriff’s office has refused to comment Saturday beyond what it said Friday night.
The deputies will only say that they found a young woman with a handgun and two small children in the house. But she was clearly no threat to anyone but herself.
The children were Davis’, ages 2 and 3, according to Bargala.
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