Man critically hurt in shooting in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood

SEATTLE — A man was badly hurt in a drive-by shooting in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood early Friday.

Seattle police were called to the 3800 block of Letitia Avenue South at 12:50 a.m. after a report of gunfire in the area.

Officers found an 18-year-old man who had been shot several times.

The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

Witnesses said the victim had just gotten out of a car when someone drove up and started shooting.

Police said witnesses were unable to give officers a description of the shooter because they took cover during the gunfire.

Detectives found several shell casings and are searching the area for evidence or surveillance video.

Anyone with information is asked to call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000.