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Man found shot

On 1/17/11, at approximately 11:16 p.m., officers responded to the 1700 block of Harvard Ave to a report of shots fired. While officers were enroute to the call, dispatch advised that a man was down on the sidewalk.

Officers arrived and found a man (in his 40’s) down on the sidewalk with a single gunshot wound to the chest. Officers attempted to resuscitate the victim but their efforts were not successful. Seattle Fire responded and pronounced the victim dead.

Homicide Detectives responded and processed the scene. Officers and detectives canvassed the area for possible witnesses and or suspect(s). There is no suspect information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or the Seattle Police Homicide Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.  Anonymous tips are welcome.

This is an open and active case.