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February 6, 2014 at 10:23 AM

Victim of downtown Seattle shooting dies

Update at 1:39 p.m.:| Seattle police say the victim of the shooting has died.

Original post:| Police say a man was shot this morning during a dispute at a low-income housing building in downtown Seattle.

The victim, in his 40s, was shot in the abdomen just before 10 a.m. at a building at 1413 Third Ave., according to Seattle police. The Seattle Fire Department took the unconscious man to Harborview Medical Center.

Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said medics performed CPR for 20 minutes before taking him to the hospital. The man’s wound is described as life-threatening.

A witness told police he heard two male tenants arguing in a hallway just before the shooting. The suspect, a man in his 30s, was arrested at the scene, police said.

Police expect to book him into jail for investigation of assault.

The shooting took place at the Glen Hotel, a Low Income Housing Institute building for the homeless.

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