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Two Men Injured in Rainier Valley Shooting

Detectives assigned to the Seattle Police Department’s Gun Violence Reduction Unit are investigating a shooting that left two men injured in the Rainier Valley.

Shortly before 1:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of gunfire in the 7900 block of Rainier Avenue South. Officers arrived and located two adult males with gunshot wounds. Officers provided medical aid until Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived. Both males were transported to Harborview Medical Center. One male was in serious, but stable condition. The second victim is in critical condition.

Police secured the area and processed the scene for evidence.  Detectives assigned to the Gun Violence Reduction Unit arrived and will be leading the investigation.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation and no suspects have been taken into custody at this time. If anyone has information, please call the SPD Violent Crime Tip Line at (206) 233-5000, or Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-TIPS.