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Detectives Investigating After Man Shot In University District

Officers are investigating after a man was wounded in a shooting in the University District early Monday morning.

Officers responded to the 5000 block of University Way Northeast at 4 a.m. for a report of a man who had been shot. When officers arrived they found a 48-year-old man with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder.

Seattle Fire Department medics took the man to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

At the scene, witnesses told officers they had seen a red vehicle speeding away following the shooting. Police searched the area and found several windows at a nearby business were also damaged in the shooting.

If you have any information in this case please call the SPD Violent Crimes tip line at (206) 233-5000.

The Seattle Police Department gang unit and anti-crime teams will continue to conduct emphasis patrols in neighborhoods affected by gun violence.