Man Injured in Monday Night Shooting Downtown

Police are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting Downtown on Monday night.

At about 8:30 p.m., officers on patrol heard a gunshot near 3rd Avenue and Pine Street. Police found a victim on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue with a gunshot wound to the face. Officers began first aid, eventually transferring care to Seattle Fire Department medics who transported the 48-year-old man to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

Despite the large number of people in the area, few witnesses provided any information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Officers collected evidence at the scene and will continue to investigate. Anyone with information about this shooting should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.