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Homicide Investigation in Pioneer Square, Suspect in Custody

Detectives are conducting the investigating following a homicide that occurred just before midnight.  A 19-year-old suspect is in custody.

On December 3rd, just before midnight, West Precinct officers responded to reports of a shooting near 1st and Yesler.  When officers arrived, they discovered a 37-year-old man down on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound.  The victim was unresponsive and officers performed CPR until they were relieved by the  Seattle Fire Department.  The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

The suspect was detained a short distance away and interviewed by detectives.  Following the interview, he was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of murder.

This remains an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact detectives at (206) 233-5000.