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Suspect in Custody After Ballard Shooting

A 19-year-old male suspect is in custody and a 51-year-old male was injured after a shooting in Ballard Sunday afternoon. 

Shortly after 12:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a male shot in the 1400 block of Northwest 67th Street. Police arrived and located the male victim with a gunshot wound. Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center in serious, but stable condition. 

Officers were able to identify and arrest the suspect at a nearby residence. Gun Violence Reduction Unit Detectives responded to the scene and are working to establish the exact circumstances that led up to the shooting.

A firearm was recovered during the investigation.

The suspect was booked into King County Jail for Investigation of assault. The investigation is ongoing, and updates will be posted here. 

If anyone has information about this incident, please call SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.