48-Year-Old Man Wounded In Drive-By at 23rd & Cherry

A 48-year-old man was wounded early Tuesday in an apparent drive-by shooting in the Central District.

Officers responded to reports of gunfire at 23rd Avenue and E. Cherry Street just before 2 AM, and found the victim in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection.

The victim told officers someone had opened fire from a passing vehicle, striking him in the arm and grazing his abdomen.

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

Officers contacted numerous witnesses at the scene, who were unable to provide police with any details about the incident.