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1 dead, 1 critically injured in shooting in Seattle's Columbia City

The Seattle Police Department is asking people to avoid the area as officers investigate.

SEATTLE — One person was critically injured and another has died in a shooting in Columbia City Thursday, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Seattle police said gunshots were reported in the 4200 block of South Angeline Street just before 11:30 a.m.

Arriving officers reportedly found a man and woman with gunshot wounds in critical condition on the sidewalk.

The victims were transported to Harborview Medical Center where the man died, according to Seattle police Detective Patrick Michaud.

Police said a third person in the area, a 25-year-old female, was transported to Harborview with minor injuries related to a medical episode. That person was not involved in the shooting, according police.

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Seattle police detectives are at the scene investigating. The Seattle Police Department is asking people to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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