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Two Men Wounded In Shooting, Car Crash On MLK Way

Two men were shot and two others were detained by police Wednesday following an exchange of gunfire in a shopping center parking lot and one-vehicle crash on Martin Luther King Jr Way.

Police are still investigating at two different crime scenes and 20161109_153750 two men first exchanged gunfire in a parking lot near Martin Luther King Jr Way South and South Myrtle Street shortly after 2:15 PM.

One man was struck in the shoulder and was later found at the scene by police and transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives believe the second gunman fled to a green Toyota sedan, occupied by two other men, which sped off south on MLK Way. The Toyota crashed and two of the passengers fled, leaving one seriously injured man behind. Medics transported him to Harborview with life-threatening injuries, including a gunshot wound.

Police have detained the two other men who fled the crashed vehicle and gang detectives continue to investigate this developing incident.