Gang Unit detectives are conducting the investigation and following up on information developed after a woman was shot last night while she was in Prefontaine Place Park. The victim, a 26-year-old female, is recovering at the hospital. Her injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Just before 7:30 pm on Thursday, officers responded to a reported shooting at 3rd Avenue and Yesler Way. Officers arrived quickly and located the victim. She had sustained a single gunshot wound to her abdomen but was able to provide officers information about the incident. According to the victim and several witnesses, a known female approached the victim and shot her after the two exchanged a few words. Immediately after the shooting the suspect fled. Officers searched the area, but did not locate the suspect.
Detectives are continuing to handle the investigation.