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Man Dead in Central District Shooting


Detectives have released more information into last night’s shooting in the 2600 block of E. Columbia St.

Detectives believe the victim was walking his dog, a black and tan shepherd mix, when he was shot around 7:30 p.m.  Neighbors heard the shots and called 911.  Officers arrived in one minute and attempted life-saving measures before Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center.  Doctors declared the victim dead shortly after his arrival at the hospital.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to please call the Homicide Tip Line at (206)233-5000.


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Police are investigating after a 24 year-old man was shot at 26th Ave and E Columbia Street tonight.

Officers arrived around 7:30 PM to find a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds lying in the roadway. Medics arrived and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Homicide detectives and CSI responded and processed the scene for evidence.