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September 5, 2014 at 6:33 AM

Two injured in West Seattle shooting

Update at 4:20 p.m.: Seattle detectives collected video surveillance from Friday morning’s shooting at a West Seattle 7-Eleven and are now working to identify the people involved.

The video shows a group of males circling through the parking lot of the 7-Eleven in a gray or silver Buick before they climb out of the car and confront several men and women standing outside the store, police said Friday afternoon. One of the suspects grabbed a man’s phone and demanded his watch while the rest of the group returned to the Buick.

As the car drove away, one of the shooting victims threw something at the car, police said. The Buick driver then fired several shots out of a car window and struck one man in the buttocks and one woman in both her legs.

Anyone who recognizes the suspects is asked to contact the Seattle Police Department robbery unit at 206-684-5535.

Original post: Seattle police and fire responded early this morning to a report of a shooting with two victims at a 7-Eleven at the 9000 block of 20th S.W. in West Seattle, according to reports from the West Seattle Blog.

One male and one female have non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, according to a tweet from the Seattle Fire Department. The victims were taken to Harborview Medical Center.

Police believe a gunman opened fire on the victims after attempting to rob them for a cell phone.

The gunman and three other men fled the scene in a vehicle, described by witnesses as either a gold Buick or gray Ford Taurus, according to police reports.

The victims made it across the street to the apartment building under their own power, according to the West Seattle Blog.

Robbery detectives are at the scene speaking to witnesses and looking for evidence, SPD said.

The incident is not affecting traffic on Delridge Way, The West Seattle Blog says.

 

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