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Police: Two separate shootings in downtown Seattle

SPD OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGSSEATTLE – Seattle police are looking for suspects in two separate shootings that happened just before midnight Friday, in downtown Seattle.  Police said the first shooting at 11:37 p.m. stemmed from a fight at a homeless encampment under the Yesler overpass at 4th Ave.  Three men were fighting and one man reportedly used a 2×2 board to hit another, when another man walked up and shot the man with the board; police said that the shooter was not involved in the fight.  The shooter fled the scene on foot and the victim, a 50-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

The second shooting happened at 12 minutes later at 3rd Avenue and Pine Street.  Police said that a 17-year-old boy was found nearby in an alley with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Police questioned a number of people in the area but no one could, or would, provide information on the shooting.  Police said that a garbage truck driver saw a group of young males get out of two vehicles in a parking lot and walk across the street at 2nd Avenue and Pine Street.  A few minutes later there was possible gunshot and the group came running around the corner, police said.  The shooting victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing to look for the persons responsible in both shootings.

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2 Comments to “Police: Two separate shootings in downtown Seattle”

    j said:
    February 22, 2014 at 3:40 PM

    What are these shitheads evendoing out

    Kit said:
    February 22, 2014 at 6:01 PM

    The police need to evict all the crazy people living on the street. Make them unwelcome in Seattle. They aren't helping Seattle with their begging, littering, criminal activities and fighting. Send them out of town.

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