Drive-by shooting in Rainier Valley

On July 14th at approximately 6:20 p.m. officers responded to a drive-by shooting that occurred in the 9700 block of 57th Avenue South.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the 29-year-old male victim was shot in the upper arm by a suspect riding in a passing car.  The victim was treated at the scene by SFD medics and subsequently transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries. 

The suspects fled the scene in a blue and white 1980’s Buick 4-door sedan.  The shooter is described as a black male, 19-20 years of age, wearing a white shirt and armed with a handgun.  The driver of the suspect vehicle is described as a heavy-set black female in her 20’s wearing a teal-colored shirt.  Both suspects remain at large. 

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identities or whereabouts of the suspects is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident.