Seattle Police responded to a report of a person strolling into Harborview Medical Heart with a gunshot wound earlier this morning within the 300 block of ninth Avenue.
When officers arrived simply after midnight, they contacted a 19-year-old male with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his hand. The male sufferer reported being pushed to the hospital from the place the capturing occurred within the 200 block of twentieth Avenue South close to Pratt Park.
Based on the sufferer, a person walked as much as him asking if he had a cigarette to which the sufferer mentioned no. The person then requested what else the sufferer had on him as he pulled out a black handgun. Seeing the gun, the sufferer shoved the suspect and ran.
The sufferer heard two gunshots and dove to the bottom, knocking himself unconscious within the course of. He woke to search out his footwear had been lacking.
Police searched close to Pratt Park however didn’t find the capturing scene or any potential suspects.
Theft Detectives will lead the continuing investigation.
In case you have any info associated to this case, please name the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.