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Man Assaulted, in Critical Condition After Fight in South Seattle, Firearm Recovered

Seattle Police detectives are investigating after a man was assaulted and in critical condition after a fight outside of a bar in South Seattle Friday morning.

At 2:32 a.m., patrol officers responded to reports of multiple people fighting in the 3400 block of 4th Avenue South. Officers located a victim in the roadway suffering from serious injuries and provided him medical treatment.

The Seattle Fire Department arrived and continued treatment. The 31-year-old male was transported to Harborview Medical Center in extreme critical condition.

The suspect(s) fled the area and were not located. Another female bar patron was injured attempting to prevent the assault.

Officers cordoned off the area and preserved the crime scene to collect evidence. A firearm was recovered, and a vehicle was impounded to the processing room.

The circumstances leading up to this assault are under investigation. No suspect(s) have been placed into custody.

Detectives with the Homicide & Assault Unit are investigating this incident.

If anyone has information, please call 911 or the SPD Violent Crime Tip Line at (206) 233-5000, or Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-TIPS.