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Man Injured in Capitol Hill Shooting Saturday Afternoon

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg Saturday afternoon in Capitol Hill.

At about 1:30p.m., officers responded to East Denny Way and Summit Avenue for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found spent shell casings in a parking lot in the 1600 block of East Olive Way – but no victim. The victim eventually called 911, and officers contacted him in the 1700 block of Belmont Avenue with a gunshot wound to the leg. Seattle Fire Department medics treated the 50-year-old man at the scene and then transported him to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition.

According to the victim, an unknown suspect followed him off a bus, shot him, and then fled on foot.

Police will continue to investigate this incident.