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Police Investigating Shooting near Riverview

Police are investigating after a man was shot during a road rage incident near the Riverview neighborhood early this morning.

At 2:39 a.m., police responded near the entrance of the Duwamish River Trail and Highland Park Way Southwest after a witness in the area heard several shots fired. Officers arrived and located a man sitting outside his vehicle with a gun shot wound to his lower back. 

Officers provided medical aid to the male victim while waiting for Seattle Fire Department medics to arrive and later transport the victim to Harborview Medical Center.

The suspect involved fled the scene in a sedan type vehicle in an unknown direction. Police canvassed the area and located evidence of the shooting but nothing further at this time.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000.