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Woman Critically Injured in Early Morning Apartment Shooting  

Yesterday, a woman was shot multiple times by a subject who forced entry into an apartment in the Highland Park neighborhood. 

Police responded to the shooting in the 8800 block of 9th AV SW just after 3:30 a.m. Officers located a woman who sustained multiple gunshot wounds to her torso, leg, and back.  

Officers provided life saving measures until Seattle Fire arrived to take over medical care. The 32-year-old female victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center for further evaluation of her life-threatening injuries.  

It was reported to police a loud noise was heard when the front door of the apartment was forced open. Soon after, gunshots were heard and the victim sleeping in the living room was injured from the gunfire.  

The shooting suspect may be known to the victim, but the investigation is still ongoing. Police have not yet determined what occurred prior to the shooting incident.  

If you have any information about this case, please call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206)233-5000.