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Man Critically Injured in Pioneer Square Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was critically wounded in a shooting in the Pioneer Square neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.

At 3:20 p.m., police responded to 3rd Avenue and Yesler Way for reports that a man had been shot. Arriving officers found a man with a gunshot wound and began first aid. Seattle Fire Department medics also responded and transported the 27-year-old victim to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

According to witnesses, the suspect fled the area in a vehicle prior to police arrival.

Homicide Detectives responded and will lead the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.