Police Investigating Central District Shooting

Police are searching for the shooter after a man was struck in the leg by gunfire Thursday evening.

Shortly after 6 P.M. several calls came into 911 reporting gunshots in the 800 block of 24 Ave South. Officers arrived and located a 24-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his ankle. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are collecting evidence at the scene and are also interviewing potential witnesses. Detectives from the Gang Unit are leading the investigation going forward.

If you witnessed or have information on the shooting please call 911 to speak with an officer.