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SEATTLE -- A man died several days after a fight escalated into a shooting early Sunday in Downtown Seattle.

Police say gunshots rang out following a fight on Warren Avenue N and Mercer Street around 2 a.m.
This is near the Seattle Center.

Police say a suspect fired into a crowd of people and wounded the man. First responders transported him to the hospital and he was in critical condition for several days before dying Wednesday.

He's been identified as 22-year-old Paul Johnson.

Witnesses were able to positively ID a nearby man as the shooter, according to police. He was arrested, and officers found a gun inside the suspect's car.

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