Unlucky 13: Mass Murder in a Seattle Club

Mass murder in a Seattle club

It was a private club, and the patrons were placing bets on a Chinese game called "paykyo," using metal chips. But on this particular night in Seattle's Chinatown, all of the players were tragic losers. At least two gunmen, for reasons that were not immediately clear, entered the turquoise-painted Wah Mee (Beautiful China) club from its alley entrance some time before midnight, bound the hands and feet of all but one of the 14 occupants, then aimed handguns at the heads of all. When the methodical shooting was over, twelve Asians lay dead; a 13th...

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