Man Injured in Downtown Shooting

Police are investigating after a 39-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in downtown Seattle early Thursday morning.

At 12:51 AM, police received a report of a shooting in the 1400 block of 3rd Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man down on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his hip.

Officers began first aid to the 39-year-old man, and then transferred care to Seattle Fire Department Medics when they arrived. Medics took the victim to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

A witness said he and the victim had been walking to a bus when a suspect had fired at them.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206 233 5000.