Police: Man found dead on Seattle street was shot in head

SEATTLE -- Police homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found Monday in North Seattle, according to police.

About 4:40 p.m. Monday, someone called 911 and reported that a man’s body was lying in the street Detective Mark Jamieson told The Seattle Times. Patrol officers responded and found the body, then notified homicide detectives and crime-scene investigators, he said.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday identified the victim as 25-year-old Ramadan Ahmed. Ahmed died from a gunshot wound to the head and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the office.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Seattle Police Department’s tip line, 206-233-5000.