Murder in the Central District

Police continue to look for suspects after finding a 20-year-old man shot to death in the Central District early this evening.

At approximately 6:44 p.m. officers responded to 911 reports of shots fired and then a man down in the 500 block of 28th Avenue South. As officers responded to the area additional callers reported seeing a car speeding off southbound and a man running northbound from the shooting scene. No further descriptions or details were provided by the calling parties.

Officers arrived on scene in under two minutes and located the victim lying in the street unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers set up containment and immediately began CPR. Fire department medics responded and took over CPR. Medics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene shortly thereafter.

There is no suspect or suspect vehicle information available at this time.

Homicide and Gang Unit detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect(s) is asked to call the Seattle Police Homicide Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.

Anonymous tips are welcome.

This remains an active and on-going murder investigation.