Man injured, suspect sought after Renton shooting

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RENTON, Wash. -- Authorities say a 20-year-old man was critically injured Monday in a shooting in Renton.

It happened at about 4 p.m. in a parking lot at Renton Village Shopping Center in the 300 block of S. Grady Way.

Renton Police said in a release that a suspect fired several shots into the man's vehicle. He was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.

Witnesses tried to help the victim as he lay on the ground, police said. One of the witnesses, a nursing student, used her boyfriend's sweatshirt to try and stop the bleeding.

Detectives are gathering surveillance video from area businesses and taking witness accounts. Police say that they don't believe the shooting is random and that the victim and suspect knew each other.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them at 425-430-7500.

Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information on the suspected shooter. You will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-222-TIPS or use the P3 Tips App that you can download to your cell phone for free. You can also go to www.P3Tips.com to submit information.

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