Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

April 6, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Man shot dead in downtown Seattle

A 47-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Seattle early Sunday, following an argument, according to Seattle police.

Police say two men were arguing shortly after 2 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and Olive Way when, according to witnesses, one man pulled out a gun and shot the other man. When police arrived they found the 47-year-old man dead.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male with short hair who appeared to be in his early 20s. He is 5-feet-11-inches to 6-feet tall, has a thin build and was wearing a red sweatshirt and jeans, according to police.

Police ask anyone with information to call 911.

Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: downtown, fatal, man

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


Advertising
The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription upgrade.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. For unlimited seattletimes.com access, please upgrade your digital subscription.

Call customer service at 1.800.542.0820 for assistance with your upgrade or questions about your subscriber status.

The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Activate Subscriber Account ►