Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Steven Blacktongue, age 43

Fatally shot on March 13, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.

He attacked a store clerk and customer with a hatchet. A customer with a concealed handgun defended the clerk by shoot and killing Blacktongue.

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