Detectives Investigating Cal Anderson Homicide

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed near Cal Anderson Park early Saturday morning.

At 12:33 a.m., 911 callers reported hearing shots near the basketball courts at Cal Anderson Park. Police arrived and discovered a man on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds. Several citizens had already begun first aid before police and Seattle Fire Department medics arrived. Officers and medics also attempted life-saving measures, but medics declared the man deceased at the scene. 

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

Homicide Detectives also responded and interviewed witnesses, and will continue to investigate. 

Anyone with information about this incident should call the violent crimes tip line at 206-233-5000.