Update: Homicide Detectives Investigating After Victim Succumbs to Injuries

Update 9/8/20:

The 17-year-old male victim died last night from injuries he sustained in the August 26th shooting. Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes tip line at (206) 233-5000.

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Gang Unit Investigating After 17-Year-Old Critically Wounded In 23/Yesler Shooting

Written byPublic Affairson August 27, 2020 5:06 pm (Edit)

Detectives are investigating after a 17-year-old was shot and wounded Wednesday evening in the Central District.

At 8:48 PM, officers were called to 23rd Avenue and Yesler Way for a report of gunfire. Police arrived and spoke with witnesses, and learned a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound had arrived at Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

SPD’s Gang Unit is investigating. If you have any information about this case, please call the Violent Crimes Tipline at 206 233 5000.