Man seriously wounded in West Seattle shooting
information from Seattle Police Blotter
One man was seriously wounded Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with another man at a home in West Seattle.
Around 11:30 AM, the suspect arrived at a house in the 6900 block of 24th Avenue Southwest. After an altercation in the home, the suspect and at least one other person in the home exchanged gunfire. The suspect fled the home and collapsed in the street, while the other person believed to have fired shots fled.
Officers arrived at the scene and provided aid to the wounded gunman. Medics arrived and transported him to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Officers are now searching the area for the person who fled the home.
The location where this incident occurred is known to officers in the Southwest Precinct, and SPD has been working with multiple city departments and neighbors to address ongoing community concerns at the home.
SPD Homicide/Assault investigators are at the scene conducting the investigation. Information in this post is preliminary and will be updated as the investigation continues.