SEATTLE - Seattle Police are investigating three shootings that happened on New Year’s Eve and early New Year’s Day.
The first incident was at 6:35 p.m. Friday near 23rd Avenue and Union Street; a store employee called the police when a man came in saying he had been shot. Officers arrived and found the 38-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest. Police treated him, followed by medical personnel, who took him to Harborview Medical Center.
The next incident was Saturday at 1:05 a.m., when officers were called to Harborview. A 23-year-old patient told police he was shot while walking through the International District, and gave a limited description of a suspect.
Just 30 minutes later, police received several calls about a gunshot in a nightclub near Yesler Way and S Washington St. Officers arrived and found a 35-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his shoulder, treated him and then medical personnel transported him to Harborview. Witnesses described a suspect, who police found in a nearby parking lot. The 22-year-old suspect was booked into King County Jail for first-degree assault and felony harassment.
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