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Police Investigating Friday Afternoon North Seattle Shooting

Police are investigating after Friday afternoon, shooting injured a security guard in North Seattle.

Witnesses called 911 at approximately 5:50 PM on Friday afternoon to report a security guard shot in the 100 block of Northwest 85th Street.

Police quickly arrived and began first aid on the victim. Additional officers searched the area for a potential suspect.

Witnesses told officers that the security guard was attempting to stop a man who had thrown a rock at a nearby bank window. They went on to say that the suspect then pulled out a gun shooting the victim four times at close range.

Seattle fire department medics took the victim to Harborview Medical Center, where he is currently being treated for his injuries.

If you have any information in this case, please call the tip line at 206-233-5000.