Man killed in downtown Seattle shooting

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 26, 2010 at 4:58 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 26 at 10:17 PM

Man shot in head

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SEATTLE – A man was killed Tuesday afternoon after being shot in the head in downtown Seattle.

It happened at 4:41 p.m. at Second Avenue and Pike Street. The 31-year-old victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he was pronounced dead.

Police arrested a 27-year-old man near First Avenue and Pine Street and recovered a handgun. The suspect will be booked into the King County Jail on Investigation of Murder.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.

The investigation disrupted downtown traffic for about 90 minutes after the shooting.
 

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