UPDATE 12/8/2015 12:34 PM: SPD investigation continues into death of Seattle Central student
Police were investigating after a teenager suffered life threatening injuries in a 60-foot fall from a building near Summit and Thomas.
Seattle Fire was called to the 300 block of Summit Ave E after a 911 caller reported the incident Saturday afternoon just before 4 PM.
The male victim suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to Harborview according to Seattle Fire. UPDATE: The teen in the incident died of his injuries. Police say the incident is not being investigated as a homicide. The victim has not yet been publicly identified.
Medics transporting a teenager with life threatening injuries to HMC after a fall of aprox 60ft from a roof on Summit Ave E
— Seattle Fire Dept (@SeattleFire) December 6, 2015
Police were investigating what led to the fall.
UPDATE 12/7/2015 11:15 PM: The teenager who died Saturday has been identified by Seattle Central as a student at the school. The college sent the following message to students about the death of Hamza Warsame.
We are saddened to learn about the loss of one of our students Hamza Warsame. Join us for a moment of silence in his honor at 1PM in MAC210.
— SCC Student Leaders (@SCC_Leadership) December 7, 2015
CHS has received many messages about Warsame’s death and concerns about the investigation. As of Monday morning, a Seattle Police spokesperson said the death was not being investigated as a homicide. We will continue to follow the story and will post more information as it becomes available. Until then, please do not post speculation about the cause of the incident in CHS comments — it will be removed. You can contact us at CHS@capitolhillseattle.com with questions or concerns.