Detectives Investigating Shooting on Rainier Avenue

Detectives are investigating after a 26-year-old man was shot Tuesday afternoon. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

At approximately 4:30 PM, officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 3100 block of Rainier Avenue South. Officers located the victim who had multiple gunshot wounds and immediately rendered aid. Seattle Fire arrived and continued life-saving measures. The victim was rushed to Harborview and was taken into surgery.

Officers searched the area for the suspect, including with a K-9 team and the King County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter, but the suspect was not located.

Detectives continue to investigate. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Violent Crimes tip line at (206) 233-5000.