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SPD investigating after three men shot in drive-by at Aurora & 96th Wednesday night

August 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Seattle Police Gang Unit detectives are investigating after three men were shot at Aurora Avenue North and North 96th Street last Wednesday.

From the SPD Blotter:

Detectives from the Gang unit are conducting the follow up investigation after three men were shot late Wednesday morning at N. 96th Street and Aurora Avenue North.

Shortly after 11:00 pm, the 911 center began receiving calls of shots fired in that area. Officers arrived and located the three adult males. Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived and transported the three to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. One of the men has life-threatening injuries, while the other two men have non life-threatening injuries. Gang unit and CSI detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation.

According to witnesses, the three men were walking when a white or silver-colored vehicle drove past and occupants from the car began shooting, striking the three men. According to witnesses, there may have been three people in the suspect vehicle.

CSI Unit detectives recovered shell casings from the scene and Gang Unit detectives will handle the follow up investigation. This remains an active and on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Seattle Police.

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