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Update: Man Seriously Wounded In Rainier Avenue Gas Station Shooting


Seattle Police SWAT units served a warrant at a home in the 4600 block of S. Raymond Pl. Tuesday afternoon while searching for the suspected gunman.

Police did not locate the man at the home, but impounded a silver Lincoln Navigator and continue to search for the suspect.


One man was seriously wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning following a confrontation at a Rainier Avenue gas station.

The suspect in the shooting confronted the victim just after 9 AM outside the gas station, in the 7300 block of Rainier Avenue S.

The two men argued, before the suspect drew a gun and shot the victim once in the face.

The suspect fled the scene in a silver Lincoln Navigator before police arrived.

Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are at the scene gathering evidence and witness statements as officers search for the suspect. If you have any information about this case, please call 911 or SPD’s Violent Crimes tip line at (206) 233-5000.