Police Seek Suspect After Man and Woman Shot at South Park Encampment

Police are investigating after a man shot two people at an encampment Thursday morning in the South Park neighborhood.

Around 8:30 AM, police received reports of gunfire for the 6800 block of 2nd Avenue Southwest.

Officers arrived at the scene and found an injured man and woman.

Witnesses told officers a black male in his mid-to-late-20s walked into an encampment and opened fire into a car, striking the man and a woman inside.

The suspect then fled, possibly in a white Dodge sedan.

Seattle Fire Department medics transported the victims to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. The 20-year-old male is reportedly in critical condition. The 28-year-old woman was listed in serious condition.

SPD SWAT, K9, and the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter are all assisting in the investigation.