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Officer Shot at While Refueling Patrol Car

An SPD officer avoided injury Friday night after someone fired a gunshot at him while he refueled his patrol car.

Just before 9:00 p.m., the officer was in the 700 block of S Charles Street putting fuel in his patrol car when he heard a gunshot strike a sign above his head. Additional officers arrived and located a spent bullet on the ground near the gas pump.

The officer was not able to get a description of the suspect or any associated vehicles.

SPD Homicide detectives were called to the scene and are investigating.

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