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Police Investigating Reports of Gunfire In the University, Central Districts Last Night

Seattle police are investigating two incidents of late night gunfire in the Central and University Districts.

South Precinct officers responded to the first report of shots fired last night around 11:35 pm, near 23 Ave. S. and S. Judkins St.

Witnesses told police a gunman had opened fire from the passenger seat of a white Mercedes sedan.

No one was injured by the gunfire, but police found evidence at least eight shots had been fired in the incident, and found one bullet had struck the rear bumper of a vehicle just north of the shooting scene.

Several hours later, around 2:50 a.m.  North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a fight and gunshots N.E. 52 St. and University Way N.E.

Witnesses say they saw two people fighting in the street when one of the suspects fired multiple shots before running away.

Witnesses saw a maroon Buick and silver Chevy Impala speeding away from the scene following the incident. They described one suspect as a black male and the other as possibly a Middle Eastern man.

Again, no one was struck by gunfire, but officers found three shell casings in the street and found a parked car had shattered window and a bullet hole in the headrest.

Police don’t yet have any indication these incidents were related, but detectives are investigating.

If you have any information about either of these incidents, please call 911.