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September 23, 2023


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Man Killed in Industrial District Road Rage Shooting

Man Killed in Industrial District Road Rage Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man shot and killed another man after an apparent road rage incident in the Industrial District Thursday morning.

At 10:13 a.m., police were called to the 4400 block of 4th Avenue South for reports that a man had been shot. Arriving officers found a 68-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Police began first aid and then transferred care to arriving Seattle Fire Department medics. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

According to witnesses, the victim and the suspect had been involved in a road rage incident that escalated to a confrontation, and then a shooting. The 38-year-old male suspect reported the incident to 911, and remained on scene to provide a statement to police. Officers collected his firearm as evidence.

Homicide Detectives will continue to investigate this incident.

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