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Friday Night Shooting Injures One

A shooting in Seattle’s Central District seriously injured one person Friday night.

Shortly before 10 p.m., a sergeant with SPD working at the Garfield Teen Life Center heard multiple gunshots. Responding officers arrived near 25th Avenue and East Jefferson Street and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers provided lifesaving care until Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived to treat the victim.

Medics rushed the victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Officers secured the area and located multiple shell casings in the street. Police also recovered a semi-automatic handgun with an extended magazine left at the scene.

Detectives from the SPD Gun Violence Reduction Unit were called to the scene and will lead the investigation.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.