SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating after a man was assaulted and shots were fired Saturday in West Seattle, officials said.
Police responded around 1:20 a.m. to the 1900 block of Harbor Avenue Southwest for a report of a shooting.
When they arrived, they found a 22-year-old man with a cut to his head.
Witnesses told police the man had been in a fight with an unknown person when the victim was pistol-whipped, a blotter post said.
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The victim tried to run away as the suspect fired shots into the sky and then toward the victim, police said.
One of the shots went through a nearby van, missing a woman who was sleeping inside.
Police searched the area but couldn’t find the suspect. The victim did not want to speak to police.
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