One person was reported to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting at 18th and Madison around 8:30 PM Saturday night.
The shooting has not yet been confirmed by Seattle Fire or Seattle Police.
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Just after 8:30 PM, a 911 call reported a dispute involving pepper spray near 18th and Madison. During the call, according to East Precinct radio reports, dispatchers heard four loud bangs.
Police officers arrived to find a victim who had been shot multiple times who was reported alert and conscious as Seattle Fire rushed to the scene. Police were searching for a known suspect and looking for a white or light colored SUV seen fleeing the area.
E Madison was closed during the response as police collected evidence and searched for the suspect vehicle.
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