Man Seriously Wounded In Shooting at 2nd and Yesler

Detectives are investigating after a man was seriously wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning at 2nd and Yesler.

After receiving reports of gunfire at 2nd and Yesler at 10:40 AM this morning, officers arrived in about one minute and found a wounded man on the street. Medics then transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

At the scene, witnesses told police a gunman had opened fire on Yesler Way, striking the victim. The wounded man then ran around a corner onto 2nd Avenue, where he collapsed.

Witnesses also reported seeing two men, both wearing hooded sweatshirts, running from the scene of the shooting. Police are now working to identify the two men.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact SPD’s tip line at (206) 233-5000.