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Man shot in Roosevelt neighborhood – Updated

On May 28th at around 7:57 p.m. Seattle Police North Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 6300 block of 15th Avenue NE.  Reports indicated that the suspects had fled on foot and that an adult male victim had been shot in the head.  The first officers on scene made contact with the victims,  a 45-year-old female, a 29-year-old male, an 18 -year-old female and the injured 21-year-old male.  The injured victim was conscious and alert.  This victim had sustained a grazing bullet wound to his face.  Seattle Fire medics responded and provided him with emergency care.   Additional officers including a K9 unit conducted a search of the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

The victims told officers that two adult male suspects, one wearing a bandanna and the other a ski mask, kicked in the door ordered them to the floor.  The suspects were armed with a handgun and a shotgun.   One suspect yelled “give me the bag”.  The victims tried to push the suspects back through the door.  The suspect armed with the shotgun fired a round through the wall.  A pellet from this blast struck the 21-year-old male victim, injuring him.  The suspects then fled.

Seattle Police Robbery and CSI detectives responded to the scene to investigate and search for evidence.  One victim told detectives that they thought they knew the identity of one of the suspects but did not know what he was after.

The injured victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center via ambulance for further treatment.