50+ shots fired during Central District concert

A concert at Washington Hall in Seattle’s Central District ended in gunfire on Sunday night, according to Seattle police and social media videos from the scene.

Just before midnight on Sunday, Seattle police responded to a report of multiple gunshots at Washington Hall, located at 153 14th Avenue.

According to social media video from the scene, multiple gunshots were heard inside the venue and fans were seen scrambling for the exits.

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Multiple officers arrived and found cases and bullet fragments in a parking lot, and multiple damaged vehicles and buildings along 14th Avenue, between East Fir Street and East Spruce Street.

According to police, there were two shooting scenes along 14th Avenue, with the first in front of Washington Hall.

According to dispatch logs with the Seattle Fire Department, the second scene was at the corner of 12th Avenue South and East Yesler Way.

A vehicle involved in a collision was impounded by Seattle police after the driver and passenger(s) fled the scene. Police believe the vehicle was involved in the shooting.

Performing were rappers D.B. Boutabag and Capolow for their The Road Trip Summer Tour, after stopping in Portland the night before.

Officers found two people who sustained injuries during their escape.