November 11, 2012 at 2:04 PM
Man shot during argument between his father and his girlfriend’s father
An argument between the father of a 22-year-old man and the father of his girlfriend ended Saturday evening with the young man being shot and rushed into surgery at Harborview Medical Center, police said.
The man was shot twice in the torso. His condition was not known Sunday.
The incident began shortly after 5 p.m. in front of a house in the 500 block of 26th Avenue South, according to an item posted in the Seattle Police Department blotter. After a reported three to five gunshots, the victim and several other people headed to Harborview.
Officers caught up with the victim and his family at the hospital, according to SPD. Police said the victim’s mother told them her son was shot during the argument between his father and the father of his 18-year-old girlfriend.
Police identified a man in his early 20s as a suspect.
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