Two teens shot in Central District

On October 31st at approximately 8:30 pm, officers responded to a call of shots fired and someone down at Garfield High School Teen Center. Officers quickly arrived in the area and found two victims.  A male, 15-years-old was contacted in the gym with a gun shot wound to the torso. A second victim, a 16-year-old male was found on the stairs in the back leading to 25th Avenue. The second victim was unresponsive. Both victims were transported to an area hospital by Seattle Fire,  where the second victim was pronounced dead. The first victim was in stable condition. The suspect(s) were gone upon officers arrival and the investigation continues.  Homicide, CSI and Gang units responded and processed scene.

Detectives determined that this incident occurred just east of the Garfield Teen Center, on 25th Avenue near Cherry Street.  The victim, after being shot, made his way to the Teen Center seeking assistance.