Detectives Investigating Early Morning Homicide on Aurora

Homicide detectives are conducting the investigation following an early morning shooting that left one man dead in North Seattle.

At approximately 2:30 am Thursday officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area of N. 102 and Aurora Avenue North.  Officers located the adult male victim with a gunshot injury to his head.  Seattle Fire responded but the victim was declared deceased at the scene.

Homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded and began their investigation.  At this point there is no suspect description.

Aurora Avenue North was closed to traffic for the investigation but has since reopened.

This remains an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Seattle Police Department.