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College Campus Locked Down After Armed Carjacking in Capitol Hill 

Seattle Police responded to a man reporting his car was stolen at gunpoint Thursday afternoon in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. 

At approximately 04:00 p.m. in the 1000 block of East Pine Street, officers arrived and contacted the 21-year-old male victim who was held at gunpoint when his car was stolen. One male struck up a conversation with the victim while the other male walked up on the driver side, opened the door, and pointed a gun at his neck. Once the male suspects were in the victim’s car, a blue Honda Accord, they drove off eastbound on East Pine Street.   

Officers located the car driving in the 1000 block of East Cherry Street. The suspects stopped the car and ran into the Seattle University campus. Police chased after the suspects on foot but lost sight of them.  

One suspect was described as a skinny 6’0” black male approximately 20-years-old wearing all black and a black beanie. The second suspect was described as a black male approximately 20-years-old wearing a gray and black sweatshirt.  

SPD K9 responded to the scene and completed a track that located clothing the suspects removed near a building on campus grounds. Police later learned both suspects left the campus on foot heading eastbound on Madison Street.  

After removing outer layers of clothing, both suspects were last seen wearing white t-shirts. It appears one was wearing dark gray pants with red shoes and the other was wearing black jeans with dark shoes. 

Robbery detectives will continue to investigate this case. 

If anyone has information about this incident, please call SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.