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Man Killed in Pioneer Square Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in the Pioneer Square neighborhood.

At 12:22 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots near 1st Avenue and Cherry Street. Police responded and found a man on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers provided first aid until Seattle Fire Department Medics arrived and transported the man to Harborview Medical Center. The 23-year-old died from his injuries several hours later.

Witnesses said the suspect fled the scene on foot after shooting the victim.

Homicide detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information about this incident to call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000.