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Shots fired in North Seattle

On 5-18-11, at approximately 9:47 p.m., officers responded to the 8300 block of 17 AV NW, to a drive-by shooting, where at least seven rounds were fired into an apartment/duplex in the area. The victim was sitting in his living room watching television and could be seen from the outside through a large window.

The suspects opened fire from a vehicle on the road in front of the residence.  Multiple rounds hit the house but the victim was not injured. After talking to the victim, officers soon developed information about two possible suspects and a suspect vehicle. The scene was processed by a patrol evidence specialist.

There had been a previous shots fired call near this location on 5-16, unknown if the incidents are related. There were no victims or property damage in the 5-16 incident.  The suspects are at large.