Police say 1 man wounded in Seattle shooting

  • Wed Mar 26th, 2014 10:07pm
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Associated Press

SEATTLE — Seattle police say one man was seriously wounded in a Wednesday evening shooting in the city’s University District and officers took five people into custody.

Officers found a man in his 30s lying near an alley with a single gunshot wound after gunfire was reported shortly after 5 p.m.

The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center while officers searched for several vehicles reported as fleeing the scene moments after the shooting.

Police say officers performed two high-risk stops and detained five people.

Additional details were not immediately available.