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(UPDATE) Man Fatally Injured in Columbia City 

Update 10/02/2023 at 7:29 p.m.

Detectives are seeking to identify the male and female walking a small dog in the image below. 

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

Seattle Police received a 911 call about an overdose in the 2700 block of South Hanford Street late Friday evening. 

Officers arrived at approximately 9:30 p.m. and found a man who was unconscious on the sidewalk. Preliminary investigations revealed the male victim had signs of trauma from an unknown weapon.   

Seattle Fire was on the scene and notified SPD the man had succumbed to his fatal injuries at the location.  

The circumstances leading up to the fatality of the 54-year-old have not yet been determined. 

Our Crime Scene Investigation Unit collected evidence and Homicide will be investigating this incident. 

Meanwhile, if anyone has information, please call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.