Seattle Fire Department officials at the scene of a reported shooting in Seattle.
Photo: KIRO7.com
Photo: KIRO7.com

One dead, two injured after Seattle shooting

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KIRO reported that officers asked people to avoid the area, which was an active scene.

 

Authorities are looking for two suspects who reportedly fled the scene in a tan Chevrolet vehicle, KIRO reported. Additional details, including suspect descriptions, were not immediately available.

 

Police said at a news briefing there were three victims -- a man in his 20s, a man in his 40s and a third victim who died. They were driven in a car with two other people to Swedish's Cherry Hill campus. 

“At least one suspect opened fire on a group of victims in the 2100 block of East Union Street,” police said in a news release. “The victims fled the scene and drove to Swedish Hospital – Cherry Hill. One victim was pronounced dead at the hospital, while two others were transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.”

Officials said it is not clear if the two injured are suspected shooters. The Seattle Police Department Gang Unit is investigating.

Updates on this story can be found at KIRO7.com.

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