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Detectives Investigating After Three People Shot in Downtown Seattle

Settle Police detectives with the Gun Violence Reduction Unit (GVRU) are investigating after three people were shot in Downtown Seattle Thursday night.

On July 4th, at 11:01 p.m., patrol officers responded to reports of a shooting at 3rd Avenue and Pike Street. They located two males with gunshot wounds and provided medical aid.

The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) arrived on scene and continued medical.

One of the males, 35, was shot multiple times. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC) in a serious condition. The other male, believed to be an uninvolved bystander, was shot once. He was transported to HMC in serious condition.

The adult male suspect fled from the scene on foot. Officers searched the area yet were unable to locate him.

Police cordoned off the area and GVRU detectives responded and processed the scene. Multiple shell casings were recovered as evidence.

On Friday morning at 9:39 a.m., a 31-year-old male reported to police that he was also shot last night near 3rd Avenue & Pike Street. Officers responded and investigated. He was treated by SFD and transported to HMC in stable condition.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation by GVRU.

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