A man told police he was shot during an attempted street robbery late Sunday night in the 1700 block of Boylston Ave. The full report and details from witnesses are below. The victim suffered injuries described as “life threatening” by Seattle Fire and SPD and was transported to Harborview. A search for the suspect continued into the night.
Original post: A shooting on Boylston Ave brought emergency vehicles to the area and sent police on a chase after a suspect was seen running from the scene of the crime late Sunday night.
Police responded to 1729 Boylston Ave for the incident reported just before 11:30p.
The victim was conscious at the scene and had suffered at least one gunshot wound.
The victim said they saw a white male wearing a white hoodie running southbound from the scene. Police were told the man was seen getting into a silver Jaguar and fleeing the scene. UPDATE: Police have now received multiple suspect descriptions and are searching the area following reports the shooter left on foot.
Witnesses contacted by CHS via Twitter reported hearing only one or two shots.
The address is a four-story apartment building. Medics were treating the victim at the front entrance of the building.
This is a breaking story and we are working to confirm all details.