Man Wounded In Shooting at Rainier and McClellan

One man was wounded in a shooting near Rainier Avenue and S. McClellan Street Tuesday afternoon after a gunman opened fire on a passing car.

Police first received a report of the shooting just before 1:45 PM and officers arrived at the scene in just over two minutes.

Officers spoke with witnesses, who reported seeing a group of two men and two women standing in front of a gas station shortly before one of the men in the group pulled out a gun and started firing at a car as it drove past. The group of suspects then fled the scene.

Minutes after the shooting, a man in his 20s arrived at a medical facility at Rainier Ave. S. and S. Brandon Street with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg. Medics then transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center. 

Patrol officers and Gang Unit detectives are investigating the incident.

We’ll post updates on this incident as they become available.