Homicide Investigation After Man was Shot, Killed Downtown

Homicide detectives responded to the 600 block of 3rd Avenue early Sunday morning following a fatal shooting.

Just before 3:30 am Sunday morning, officers responded to reports of a shooting near 3rd Avenue and Cherry Street.  A man was standing in front of a building when an unknown suspect shot him multiple times and then fled.  Seattle Fire medics responded and rushed the man to Harborview Medical Center, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Homicide and CSI detectives responded to the scene and are actively investigating.  Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Homicide/Assault tip line at (206) 233-5000.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.