Detectives Investigating Shooting After Man Killed In Columbia City Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a man was killed after being shot Thursday evening.

Officers were called to the 5600 block of Rainier Avenue South for a report of shots fired.  When officers arrived they found a man who had been apparently been shot.  Seattle Fire Department Medics took the man to Harborview Medical Center where he later died.

Officers with the help of K-9 and King County Air Support searched the area and located a gun but not the suspect. Witnesses described the suspect as a black male in his early 20’s wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.

Homicide detectives will continue the investigation and will provide updates as they become available.