Detectives are investigating after a fight in the International District ended with one man dead at the hospital late Saturday evening.
At about 9PM officers responded to a fight between two men near 5 Ave and South Weller Street. Witnesses reported that two men had been fighting and that one had suffered life threatening head wounds as a result of the fight. The suspect was last seen walking east on Weller St away from the fight. Medics transported the 30-year-old victim to Harborview Medical Center where he later died of his injuries.
A K9 officer helped to search the area, but the suspect has not yet been found. Witnesses have described the suspect as possibly a Hispanic or Pacific Islander male in his 20’s slender 5’8″ in height wearing a black and white baseball hat with a white shirt and tan shorts.
Homicide and CSI detectives responded to the scene and are speaking with witnesses and collecting evidence. If you have any information on this incident please call the Seattle Police Homicide Unit at (206) 684-5550.