Detectives Investigating Wednesday Afternoon Domestic Violence Shooting

Domestic Violence Unit detectives are investigating after a woman was shot by her ex-girlfriend Wednesday afternoon in the Dunlap Neighborhood

Witnesses called 911 to report a shooting in 4700 block South Director Street at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Officers arrived and found a 32-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the abdomen and immediately began first-aid. Seattle Fire Department Medics took the woman to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black female in her 20’s wearing, with red hair, wearing a red shirt and blue pants, who left northbound on foot.

Detectives have taken over the investigation and believe the victim was shot by an ex-girlfriend following an argument.

This remains an active investigation. More details will be released as they become available.