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(Update) Man Shot in Disturbance on Capitol Hill

Update: The victim in the shooting this morning on Capitol Hill has died as a result of his injuries. Homicide detectives continue to investigate.


Police responded to a large disturbance with shots fired near Pine Street and Melrose Avenue on Capitol Hill.

Officers arrived just after 2 AM and located an adult male victim in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers administered CPR and Medics transported him to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Officers located several separate groups of shell casings within 1.5 blocks indicating multiple people had fired weapons.

Homicide detectives and CSI responded to investigate and process the scene for evidence.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Homicide/Assault tip line at (206)233-5000.