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Man Shot During Robbery in Chinatown International District  

Police are investigating after a man was shot during a robbery in Chinatown International District. 

Shortly before 5:00 a.m., Dispatch received a call about a shooting in the 600 block of South Weller Street. Police arrived and located a 35-years-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers rendered aid until the Seattle Fire Department arrived and the victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center in serious, but stable condition.

According to the victim he was sleeping in the doorway of a business when the suspect exited a vehicle. The suspect walked up, took the victim’s duffle bag, and shot him. The suspect fled the scene after the shooting. 

The Seattle Police Department Robbey Unit will be investigating the incident.  The suspect has not been identified.

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