Police Investigating a Fatal Shooting in The U District

Police Investigating a Fatal Shooting in The U District

Detectives are investigating the shooting and murder of a man early on Saturday morning in the University District.

At 1:04 a.m., there were reports of a shooting, so police were sent to the junction of Northeast 42nd Street and 7th Avenue Northeast. When the police arrived, they found a man who was about 30 years old and had been shot. Officers began first aid and then passed care to Seattle Fire Department medics when they arrived. Despite the medical staff’s best efforts to save his life, the patient was declared dead at the scene.

Members of the SPD’s Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to the scene and processed it for evidence.

Homicide detectives, who are currently completing their investigation, also responded. If you have any information about this incident, call 206-233-5000 to contact the violent crimes tip line.

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