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Male Killed in Rainier Valley Shooting

Seattle Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Rainier Valley Friday night.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a male shot in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South. Police arrived and found a male with a gunshot wound. Police attempted life-saving measures until Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived. Medics transported the victim to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Officers secured the scene and searched for evidence.

The circumstances that led up to the shooting are unclear at this time.

Members of the SPD Crime Scene Investigation Unit were called to process the scene, along with Homicide detectives who will lead the investigation.

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