Police are investigating a shooting from overnight. At approximately 2:05 a.m., officers heard shots fired in the area of 2nd and Yesler Way. Officers located the victim, an adult female, down on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.
Officers immediately began CPR, and paramedics took over when they arrived. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC), with life threatening injuries.
Homicide Detectives and CSI responded and processed the scene. It is unknown what lead up to this shooting. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Seattle Police Homicide tip line at 206-233-5000. Anonymous tips are welcome.
This is an open and active investigation.