Police: Man shot in leg in Central District

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SEATTLE —

A man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning in the Central District, police said.

 

According to the Seattle Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call around 3:36 a.m. of shots fired in the area of 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street.

 

When officers arrived to the location, they found a large group of people standing around in the 1000 block of South Main Street.

 

After police spoke with people on the street and security officers at the nearby bars, no one claimed anything about a shooting.

 

Police said a 19-year-old man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his upper leg was dropped off by friends at Harborview Medical Center.

 

During an investigation, the man was shot near the intersection of 12th Avenue South and South Main Street after an argument he had with another man inside of a bar.

 

Police said the shooter appeared to have been on foot when he shot the victim, but fled the scene in an unknown vehicle and remains at large.

 

Police described the shooter as a light-skinned man, in his 20s, 5-feet 7-inches, 150 pounds, and was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call 911 or the Seattle Police Department.