UPDATE (3/23/16 at 2:41 p.m.): The March 31 Public Safety meeting has been postponed to a later date that is yet to be announced. Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos announced on March 23 that she will be unable to co-host the Donnie Chin investigation community meeting on March 31 due to the potential for special session floor action next week. The community meeting will be rescheduled after the legislature adjourns for the year.
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ORIGINAL POST ON MARCH 18, 2016:
Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos and the International District Emergency Center (IDEC) are hosting a community meeting on public safety in the Chinatown International District on Thursday, March 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Nagomi Teahouse (519 6th Ave S #200, Seatle, WA 98104).
The meeting will also update the community on the latest information about the Donnie Chin murder investigation and the future plans for IDEC. Chin, the founder and director of IDEC, was shot and killed on July 23, 2015 as he was responding to a reported dispute. An arrest for Chin’s murder has yet to be made.
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole and the SPD have been invited to update the community on the status of the investigation. King County Councilmember Joe McDermott and Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell will be attending.