Man waiting for bus in Seattle caught in crossfire, shot in leg when 2 groups open fire

SEATTLE -- A man was shot in the leg Monday while standing at a bus stop near 15th Avenue and East Union Street in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, Seattle police said.

The 36-year-old victim was standing  at a bus stop when a gunman in a passing Dodge leaned out and opened fire on two young men walking on the sidewalk near the bus stop. At least one of the pedestrians fired back at the Dodge, police said.

Everyone fled the scene. Police said they didn't know if anyone had been hit other than the innocent bystander.

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. He suffered a gunshot wound to the lower leg.

The shooting happened just before 2 p.m.



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