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Breaking news: Person shot at Woodland Park

February 20th, 2012 · Comments

Breaking news, 5:45 p.m.: KIRO 7 is reporting that one person has been shot at Woodland Park, near 60th & Aurora.

The Seattle PI is reporting the man was shot in the neck and arm. Medics rushed the man to Harborview Medical Center. Police blocked off the area around the lawn bowling area and are searching for the gunman. Homicide detectives were called to the scene.

KING 5 has a report with video from the scene here.

We will continue to update this post as we know more.

Thanks to Syd, Marie, Kari and KIRO 7 for the tips!

Update 8:15 p.m.: The SPD Blotter now has a post with limited information:

On February 20th, at approximately 5:15 pm, North Precinct officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 6000 Block of Aurora Avenue North. Officers located in a parking lot an adult male who had been shot several times. The male was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Homicide and CSI detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation. A K9 team was brought in as well to assist with a search for possible suspects, but no suspects were located. At this time this remains an active and on going investigation. This is preliminary information and is subject to change.

Update Tuesday 5:30 p.m.: KING 5 is reporting that the man died on Tuesday.

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