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Man Shot on Capitol Hill, Suspect Arrested

Detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred in the 1500 Block of 10th Avenue.  A man was shot several times and officers arrested the suspect and recovered a handgun.

Just after 3:00 this morning, several calls came into 911 stating there had been a shooting and a person was down on the ground at 10th and East Pine.  As officers were responding, an update stated that a possible suspect was running northbound through Cal Anderson Park.  Officers arrived and saw the suspect, and  he was taken into custody.  He had a gun in his possession.

At the scene, officers located the victim.  He had life-threatening gunshot wounds and was transported to Harborview Medical Center by Seattle Fire medics.

Detectives from the Homicide and Assault Unit, and CSI responded and began their investigation. At the time of this post, the victim is still at the hospital with life-threatening injuries.