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Woman Shot

Police are investigating a shooting from overnight. At approximately 2:05 a.m., officers heard shots fired in the area of 2nd and Yesler Way. Officers located the victim, an adult female, down on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.

Officers immediately began CPR, and paramedics took over when they arrived. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC), with life threatening injuries.

Homicide Detectives and CSI responded and processed the scene. It is unknown what lead up to this shooting. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Seattle Police Homicide tip line at 206-233-5000. Anonymous tips are welcome.

This is an open and active investigation.

Update:

On 4/22/12, just shortly after 2:00 a.m., multiple shots were fired from a vehicle, in the area of 2nd Ave and Yesler Way. Officers in the nearby area responded and located the 21-year-old female victim down on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.

The victim and her boyfriend had just left an area comedy club and were walking back to the victim’s apartment when the shooting occurred. Detectives believe a smaller, light-colored vehicle, which was seen fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed, may be connected.

Anyone with information about this shooting or the above described vehicle is asked to call the Seattle Police Homicide hot line at 206-233-5000. Anonymous tips are welcome.


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