04/12/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/11/2021 20:34
An approximately 2-year-old child was one of multiple victims in a shooting in the Central District Sunday afternoon.
At 3:22 p.m., multiple witnesses called 911 to report a shooting near the intersection of 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street. The suspects reportedly approached a business parking lot on foot from 23rd Avenue and then fired toward the east into the parking lot. Three adult males and an approximately 2-year-old child were struck by gunfire. Before police or Seattle Fire Medics arrived, all the victims were transported to hospitals in personal vehicles.
Crime Scene Investigations Detectives responded to process the scene for evidence, and Homicide Detectives responded and are investigating.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the Violent Crimes Tip Line: 206-233-5000.