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Road Rage Leads to Shooting Friday Afternoon in Pinehurst Neighborhood

Police responded to a shooting where a victim was located with a non-life-threatening injury near the intersection of Northeast 125th Street and 10th Avenue East in the Pinehurst neighborhood.

The male victim reported to officers, he and his friend were driving when a vehicle sped up beside them and fired one shot causing an injury to his chest area. The male victim was treated at the scene by Seattle Fire Department personnel and later transported to Northwest hospital. The suspect had driven away.

Seattle Police Officers located the shooter at a different location and placed him into custody without incident. 

The male suspect reported he had felt threatened by the occupants of the vehicle, so shot at the male victim’s vehicle and left the area.

Officers recovered a handgun belonging to the male suspect. He was later booked into the King County Jail for assault and drive-by shooting.