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Man Killed from Gunshot Wound near Alki Beach

A Seattle Parking Enforcement Officer observed a shooting near the intersection of Southwest Lander Street and Marine Avenue Southwest at Whale Tail Park Saturday.

Just before 6:30 p.m., officers were flagged down to help a man with a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

Police provided aid to the victim until Seattle Fire arrived to take over medical care. The man was transported to Harborview Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The man appears to have been driven from Whale Tail Park to the beach area near 56th Avenue Southwest and Alki Avenue Southwest where officers were flagged down.

CSI responded to process evidence at the scene and Homicide detectives will lead the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident should call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.