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Shots Fired Investigation in Columbia City

Police are investigating after numerous shots were fired from the occupants of two vehicles in the 4800 block of Rainier Avenue South Monday evening.  At this point however there are no known injuries, but there is property damage to businesses and parked vehicles.

The incident began around 7:00 pm on Monday evening.  Witnesses reported the occupants of a green Chrysler  travelling southbound on Rainier fired shots toward the direction of a silver Honda, travelling northbound.  The Honda sped away, colliding with another vehicle at Rainier and S. Edmunds.  After the collision, the Honda continued driving away. Seattle Fire responded and treated the driver of the other vehicle for minor injuries sustained during the collision. The Chrysler drove past 35th Avenue South and South Ferdinand  Street were additional shots were fired from the suspect car. The Chrysler was last seen travelling northbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.

Rainier Avenue South was shut down between South Edmunds and South Ferdinand Street while officers completed their investigation.

Gang Unit detectives will have responsibility for the follow up investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Seattle Police.