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Woman Injured in West Seattle Shooting

A woman was injured and her child nearly struck, when bullets pierced their bedroom wall Wednesday morning in West Seattle.

At approximately 2:40 a.m., officers responded to the 9400 block of 27th Avenue Southwest to a report of a female shot. Officers arrived and located a female victim who had been shot twice in the legs. Officers provided medical aid until the Seattle Fire Department arrived and transported her to HMC in stable condition. 

Officers learned the female victim and her child were sleeping in the same bed when gunfire rang out from a nearby courtyard. The toddler was unharmed.

Officers located dozens of casings and recovered several spent bullets. 

Gun Violence Reduction Unit detectives responded to the scene and will be leading the investigation. The exact circumstances leading up to the shooting remain under investigation. 

If anyone has information, please call the SPD Violent Crime Tip Line at (206) 233-5000, or Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-TIPS. 

Crime Stoppers never asks for your name, and you can remain anonymous.