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Central District Shooting Injures One

Police are investigating a shooting in the Central District that injured a man Thursday afternoon.

Just after 4:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of 23rd Avenue S after multiple reports of a shooting with a person injured.

Arriving officers located a victim in the parking lot of the Garfield Teen Life Center with gunshot wounds and rendered first aid until medics with Seattle Fire arrived.

The 19-year-old male was transported to Harborview Medical Center with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers secured the scene and located several shell casings. Police learned the gunshots were fired from a white sedan that fled the area. A window of the building was shattered during the shooting.

Detectives with the Gun Violence Reduction Unit will lead the investigation.

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