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Detectives Investigating Friday Afternoon Central District Shooting

UPDATE 9/17/2018:  The victim later died at the hospital.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call the tip line at (206) 233-5000.

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot in the Central District Friday afternoon.

Witnesses began calling 911 just after 3:15 p.m. reporting shots fired at the intersection of 24 Avenue and East Yesler Way.

Officers also responded to a report of a man being dropped off at Harborview Medical Center by car and confirmed it was the victim of the reported shooting.

Officers were able to find a possible scene in the 2400 block of East Yesler Way.  Witnesses in the area reported seeing a green sedan fleeing following the shooting.

Detectives are now investigating and asking anyone with information to call the tip line at (206)233-5000.

This remains an active scene and details will be updated as they are made available.