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Man critically injured in downtown Seattle shooting Saturday night

(Courtesy: Seattle Dept. of Transportation)

SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating a shooting in downtown Seattle that sent one person to the hospital and another person to jail.

Police said calls came in around 11 p.m. for a drive-by shooting near 7th Avenue and Pike Street. Police said moments after the shooting, a car crashed into a restaurant at 7th and Union, damaging the property.

“According to witnesses, one of the occupants got out of that vehicle and began firing a handgun toward a group of other people in the middle of the street,” officials said in a Seattle Police Department Blotter post. “Multiple shots were fired, and one male was struck by gunfire in his legs.”

Police said when they got on scene, they found the victim and started first aid; applying a tourniquet to the gunshot wound.

Seattle Fire Department officials said a 22-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

Officers arrested one of the men from the car, and said they found two hand guns.

Police said there are other suspects who got away in another car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Seattle Police Department.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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