Detectives are conducting their investigation following a shooting that occurred near 62nd Avenue SW and Alki Avenue SW Tuesday evening, just before 9:00 pm. The shooting sent one man to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses told police that there was a large crowd gathered on the beach. A disturbance occurred within the crowd, and shots were fired. A male in his early twenties was struck several times. Seattle Fire rushed the victim to the hospital.
It is believed that the suspect or suspects responsible fled in a vehicle, but the suspect’s physical description or make/model of vehicle has not been verified yet. Detectives are interviewing any potential witnesses at this time.
This remains an active and on-going investigation, and information posted here is subject to change. Any updates to this incident will be posted here. Anyone with information is urged to contact Seattle Police.