Update 12:55 AM: Police have detained five people following this morning’s shooting. Officers remain at the scene as they continue to investigate the incident.
Update 11:40 AM: Police are now interviewing four people, who exited the apartment building. Officers are still investigating whether the three men and one woman were involved in the shooting.
Original post 11:35 AM:
One man was wounded in a shooting Friday in Lake City and police are now searching for the suspects, who fled to a nearby apartment building.
Police arrived in the 14300 block of 32nd Avenue NE around 10:15 AM after receiving reports one man had been shot. Officers found the man, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
At the scene, officers learned a group of men and women had been in a dispute at a nearby apartment building just before the shooting. When the group emerged from the building, at least one man involved in the dispute opened fire, striking the victim.
Police are now searching for four men and a woman, who may have fled back into the building following the shooting.
SPD negotiators, SWAT, Washington State Patrol, Shoreline Police and Seattle patrol officers are all on scene working get the group to surrender to officers.
This is a developing incident and this information will be updated as the investigation progresses.