Detectives Investigating Double Shooting In University District

UPDATE 10/27 3:30 PM:  One of the victims, a 24-year-old male, died  last night at the hospital.  This remains an on-going investigation.

Two men are currently at Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries following an early morning shooting in the University District.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in an alley just west of NE 42nd and University Way NE just before 1:30 am Thursday morning.  Officers located two men with gunshot wounds in a parking lot.  Seattle Fire medics responded and transported the two victims to HMC.  According to witnesses, it appears that there was a disturbance between a group of individuals in the parking lot just prior to the shooting.  At this point, there is no suspect description to provide.

Detectives responded and processed the scene and interviewed witnesses.  This is an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information on this morning’s shooting is asked to contact SPD detectives at (206) 233-5000.