Detectives Investigating Rainier Valley Homicide

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in South Seattle on Friday evening.

At 4:12 p.m., police responded to 43rd Avenue South and South Othello Street for reports of a collision. Officers arrived at the collision and found a man with gunshot wounds. Officers and Seattle Fire Department medics attempted lifesaving measures, but the 24-year-old man was declared deceased at the scene.

Members of SPD’s Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to collect evidence and process the scene. 

Homicide Detectives have also responded and will continue the investigation. Anyone with information about this incident can call the violent crimes tip line at (206) 233-5000.