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Man Killed Following Dispute at 6th and James

One man was killed Thursday following a dispute in downtown Seattle.

At 11:35 AM officers responded to several disturbances in an encampment near 6th Avenue between James St and Yesler Way.

As police were responding to the disturbances, officers also received a 911 call about a man down and bleeding on the street nearby. The man was taken to HMC, were he later died from his injuries.

Officers and SPD Homicide Unit detectives contacted and spoke with several people about the dispute and are still investigating. No arrests have been made at this time.

The King County Medical Examiner will determine the man’s cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Seattle Police Tip line 206-233-5000.

We’ll update this post with additional information as it becomes available.