A Kent man was shot in the torso after a disturbance in the parking lot of a Kent apartment complex Tuesday night.

Kent Police officers responded to 9-1-1 calls about multiple gunshots fired at the Waterford Apartments, at 23400 61st Avenue South.

Upon arrival, police found a 19-year-old Kent man conscious, but seriously wounded. He was treated at the scene and transported to Harborview Medical Center.

Witnesses reported seeing multiple people flee the area. A police canine was used to search for the gunman, but was unsuccessful.

The Kent Police are working to identify the gunman, as well as the cause of the disturbance.

Dectectives are asking for anyone who noticed something suspicious in downtown Kent around 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday to call (253)856-5808.

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