Men Struck By Pellet Gunfire In the University District

Two men were struck by pellet gunfire in the University District Saturday afternoon.

One of the men told police they were standing on the sidewalk at 52nd Avenue and University Way NE around 3:30 pm when he heard a his a was struck above his left eye by a pellet. The man’s friend was also hit in the back by a second pellet.

Neither man saw the shooter.

Officers weren’t able to figure out where the shots came from, but did collect a pellet from the scene.