Man Who Was Shot and Killed Found in Mount Baker

Detectives are investigating after a man was found with a fatal gunshot wound in the Mount Baker neighborhood Saturday morning. 

At 4:45 AM police responded to Lake Washington Boulevard South and Lake Park Drive South for reports of a person shot. Officers arrived and found a man in a car with a gunshot wound. Police began first aid and transferred care to Seattle Fire Department Medics when they arrived. Medics also attempted lifesaving measures, but the man was declared deceased at the scene. 

The driver of the vehicle stated he drove the victim to that point, and the shooting scene was some distance away.

Members of SPD‘s Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to process the Lake Washington Boulevard 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.