Detectives with the Seattle Police Department’s Gun Violence Reduction Unit are investigating a shooting that left a man critically injured Monday afternoon in West Seattle.
At 2:40 p.m., 911 received multiple reports of shots fired near the intersection of 35th Avenue South and South Webster Street. Several witnesses reported seeing suspects in two vehicles shooting at each other as they fled the area. Officers arrived and located evidence of a shooting, but no victims. Police found gunshot damage to several buildings and an abandoned vehicle several blocks away.
As officers processed the scene for evidence, they learned that a 30-year-old man arrived at Harborview Medical Center with a gunshot wound. He is currently in stable condition.
Gun Violence Reduction Unit detectives responded to the scene and are working to determine the circumstances that led to the shooting. No suspects have been identified.
If anyone has information about this investigation, please call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.