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Male in Stable Condition After Shooting in South Seattle

Gun Violence Reduction Unit Detectives are investigating after a male was injured in a shooting in South Seattle Friday morning.

Shortly before 2:00 a.m., 911 received a call from a business owner that multiple suspects were attempting to break into his property. The business owner told dispatch he was driving towards his business to confront the burglars. 

Within minutes dispatch received reports of a male shot at the same location. Officers arrived in the 3500 block of Rainier Avenue South and located a male with a gunshot wound. Officers provided first aid until Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center and is in stable condition. 

Officers learned the victim is a friend of the business owner, but many of the details surrounding the shooting are still unclear. 

Immediately after the shooting, three subjects turned themselves into police at SPD’s South Precinct. 

Detectives are interviewing all involved and reviewing evidence. The is an active and ongoing investigation. Updates will be posted as they become available.