Man Shot At Apartment Complex

An armed man remains at large after a shooting in the Yesler Terrace area this afternoon.

At approximately 4:06 p.m. officers responded to an apartment in the 800 block of Jefferson Street for the report of a man shot.  Officers located a male victim who sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder area. 

Early indications are that the victim’s injuries are non-life-threatening.  The circumstances leading up to the shooting are unknown at this time and remain under active investigation.  

The suspect remains at large.

He is described as a black male, mid-30’s, 5’4″ tall, with short hair and last seen wearing a black hoodie and black jacket.  The suspect was armed with a small black handgun. 

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident. 

Anonymous tips are welcome.