October 8, 2013 at 4:39 PM
Man shot in shoulder on First Hill; suspect at large
The Seattle Police Department is looking for a suspect who shot a man in the shoulder near Harborview Medical Center this afternoon and then ran.
The man was shot in the 800 block of Jefferson Street at about 4 p.m. and sustained a non-life-threatening wound, according to police.
SPD says the suspect is still at large. He’s described as a black male, about 5-foot-4, mid-30s, with either short hair or a bald head. He was wearing a black hoody and black jacket. Police said he is armed with a small, black handgun.
Police spokesman Jeff Kappel said the circumstances leading up the shooting are unknown and under investigation.
Police ask anyone with information about the shooting or possible suspect to call 911. Anonymous tips are welcome.
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