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Man Injured in University District Shooting Friday Afternoon

Police are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound rode a bicycle to a hospital in the University District on Friday afternoon.

Just after 1:00 p.m., police were called to the 4700 block of 7th Avenue Northeast for reports that a man had just shot a gun in an alley. Officers responded and found blood in the alley, but no victim. A witness reported the suspect had fled on foot after firing multiple shots.

About 20 minutes later, a man with a gunshot wound arrived at a nearby hospital via bicycle. The 35-year-old man was immediately treated for his injuries.

Detectives will continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information about this shooting should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.