Detectives Investigating U District Fatal Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the University District early Saturday morning. 

At 1:04 a.m., police responded to the area of Northeast 42nd Street and 7th Avenue Northeast for reports of a shooting. Police arrived and found an approximately 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound.  Officers began first aid and then transferred care to Seattle Fire Department medics when they arrived. Medics also attempted lifesaving measures, but the man was declared deceased at the scene.

Members of SPD‘s Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to process the scene for evidence.

Homicide Detectives also responded and will continue to investigate. Anyone with information about this incident should call the violent crimes tip line at 206-233-5000.