Man Shot in Motel Parking Lot in North Seattle

A man was shot early this morning while  in the parking lot of a motel in the 12000 Block of Aurora Avenue North.

Just after 12:30 this morning, officers from the North Precinct responded to a 911 call of a possible shooting at the Orion Motel.  When officers arrived, they located the male victim, who had managed to make it to the motel’s office.  The Seattle Fire Department responded and transported the adult male to Harborview Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound to his chest.

Officers conducted an area search but have not yet located the suspect.  Detectives will handle the follow up investigation.