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Drive-by shooting in South Seattle

Today at approximately at 4:20 p.m., officers responded to the 9300 block of 51 Avenue S to a reported shooting. Upon arrival officers contacted the victim, a male 17-18 years old, who had a gunshot wound to his chest. He was treated on scene by Seattle Fire and subsequently transported to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

According to witnesses the suspects were in a moving vehicle when they fired upon the victim. Two suspects, a male and female, were quickly apprehended by responding officers as they tried to flee the scene. Officers also recovered a handgun.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.