UPDATE: SPD announced that the victim has died:
Detectives have released more information into last night’s shooting in the 2600 block of E. Columbia St.
Detectives believe the victim was walking his dog, a black and tan shepherd mix, when he was shot around 7:30 p.m. Neighbors heard the shots and called 911. Officers arrived in one minute and attempted life-saving measures before Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center. Doctors declared the victim dead shortly after his arrival at the hospital.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to please call the Homicide Tip Line at (206)233-5000.
UPDATE 8/18/2015 10:52 AM: The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Antonio Jones.
Original report: A 24-year-old man suffering from life threatening gun shot wounds at 26th and Columbia was taken to Harborview Medical Center Thursday evening, according to Seattle Police.
Medics responded to the area just after 7:30 PM to treat the victim.
Police were searching the area for a vehicle witnesses reported seeing leaving the scene.
SPD spokesperson Lauren Lovanhill had no details on a possible motive or if the shooting was gang related late Thursday.