May 17, 2013 at 7:38 AM
Man shot behind car rental shop on Aurora faces life-threatening injuries
A man in his 30s suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in the chest Thursday night in a parking lot in North Seattle.
The shooting took place behind a Hertz car rental building in the 14300 block of Aurora Avenue North just before 11 p.m., Seattle police said.
The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center.
Officers are still searching for a suspect who they believe took off on a bicycle heading south on Aurora. He was last seen wearing jeans.
Police said they believe the suspect and the victim know each other, but the circumstances leading to the shooting are unclear.
Those with information about the crime or suspect are asked to call 911 or the Seattle Police Homicide Tip Line at 206-233-5000.
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