Officers are investigating a homicide that occurred today in the New Holly neighborhood.
Witnesses began calling 911 just after 3 p.m. Friday saying that a man was shot at the intersection of 44 Ave. S. and S. Cloverdale St. When officers arrived they found the adult male victim on the sidewalk and they immediately called for medics. Medics attempted life-saving measures, but the victim died at the scene.
Homicide detectives, Crime Scene Investigators, and the Gang Unit are canvassing the area for witnesses. Officers have increased patrols in the area while this investigation is active.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Homicide/Assault tip line at (206)233-5000.