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Shooting in Rainier Valley

On November 27th at approximately 5:21 p.m. an off-duty Seattle Police Officer working in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South reported hearing several gunshots fired nearby. Multiple patrol units responded to the area and discovered a 28-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was standing on the east side of Rainier Avenue South in front of a gas station with a group of five males. The suspect fired several rounds at them across Rainier Avenue South while standing on a walkway on the west side of the street. The victim was struck in the upper left thigh. Nobody else was hit.

The male suspect initially fled the scene on foot and then got into a dark-colored 1980’s 4-door sedan which fled southbound on 51st Avenue South. An area search was conducted however, the suspect remains at large.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police.