One Killed, Two Injured In Central District Shooting

Detectives are investigating after one person was killed and two others were injured Friday in a shooting in the Central District.

At 3:15 Friday afternoon, at least one suspect opened fire on a group of victims in the 2100 block of East Union Street. The victims fled the scene and drove to Swedish Hospital – Cherry Hill. One victim was pronounced dead at the hospital, while two others were transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are now reviewing evidence and speaking with witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call 206-233-5000.

SPD’s Gang Unit will continue to conduct emphasis patrols in the Central District and other neighborhoods affected by gun violence.