Man shot, killed in Central District

(Credit: Seattle Police Department)

Seattle police are investigating after a man was fatally shot Sunday evening in the Central District

Before 8 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1400 block of 24th Avenue. 

When officers arrived, they found a 36-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his stomach. 

Medics attempted life-saving measures but the man died at the scene. 

Police said officers saw a possible suspect vehicle leaving the scene and after a chase, he crashed near 19th Avenue and East Cherry Street. He was taken into custody. 

Witnesses told investigators that the suspect and the victim were in a confrontation before the shooting. 

The investigation remains ongoing.

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