Detectives Investigating Rainier Valley Shooting

Gang Unit detectives are conducting the investigation following last night’s shooting near 46th Avenue South and South Othello Street.

A man was walking in the 7300 Block of 46th Avenue South shortly after 8:00 pm when someone from a passing vehicle fired a shot at him.  The victim sustained a gunshot wound to his elbow.  Officers responded and secured the scene.  One shell casing was located in the middle of the street.  The victim was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Gang Unit detectives responded and will handle the follow up investigation.  The victim was unable to provide a description of the suspect or suspect vehicle.