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Man Seriously Wounded In Central District Shooting (Updated)

One man was seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday in the Central District.

Around 4 pm, police received reports of 6-10 shots fired near 27th Avenue and E. Columbia Street, where they found a man who had been struck by gunfire.

The victim was taken to Harborview with life-threatening injuries.

It appears the gunman knew his victim, and police are now searching for the suspect. Gang detectives are assisting in the investigation.

We will update with new information as soon as it’s available.

Update: The suspect in the shooting has been described as a black male, mid 20s to early 30s, 5’7, heavy set, wearing a white t-shirt. He ran from the scene of the shooting and fled in a mid-90s tan Ford sedan, with two other people inside.