A man was hit by an apparent bullet ricochet in the alley on the southeast corner of 12th and Jefferson around 8:15 p.m. Friday. According to officers on the scene, the victim was not seriously injured (got grazed, it sounded like). The Gang Unit was en route to investigate while CDNews was on scene.
Officers were working the scene, marking shell casings and taking photos.
Seattle University security sent the following campus-wide alert:
At approximately 8:17 pm this evening, September 21st, Seattle University Department of Public Safety was made aware the Seattle Police Department was responding to shots fired in the area between 12th and 14th Ave along E. Jefferson St. A non-affiliate male was struck by an apparent ricochet and was transported to an area hospital. Seattle Police Department gang units are currently investigating the shooting. The police have opened the area to travel, however you are encouraged to avoid this area as they continue their investigation. No suspect information is currently available.
This incident is being investigated by the Seattle Police Department. If you have any additional information regarding this criminal incident please call Seattle Police at 911 or the DPS office at 206-296-5990.