Police: Man fatally shot in Roosevelt; suspect at large

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SEATTLE —

A man was fatally shot Friday evening in Roosevelt, and the suspect remains at large remains at large, police said.

 

The incident happened just before 7:26 p.m. when officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the 7500 block of 15th Avenue Northeast.

 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man in his 40s with multiple gunshot wounds sitting in the driver’s seat of a maroon Subaru.

 

Medics with the Seattle Fire Department took the man to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, and later died,

 

Police said when the victim was sitting in his car when the suspect pulled up next to him.

 

According to police, the suspect fired multiple rounds at the man, which struck him several times.

 

KIRO 7 Eyewitness News spoke with Susan Ellis and she said one of the shots went through her neighbor's window.

 

"I was in my house, and I heard six pops that didn't sound like a car backfiring," Ellis said.

 

No one was hurt inside the home. 

 

The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle and is still at large.

 

Police described the suspect as a white man in his late 20s to 30s with dark hair. His vehicle is described as a smaller silver or gray BMW.

 

Detectives are actively investigating the incident.

 

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call 911 or the Seattle Police Homicide tip line at 206-233-5000.