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Woman ‘seriously injured’ in West Seattle shooting

Police said a woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center after they were shot multiple times in West Seattle early Thursday morning.

SEATTLE — A 35-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after they were seriously injured in a shooting in West Seattle early Thursday morning.

According to the Seattle Police Department (SPD), officers responded to a shooting near 27th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Roxbury Street around 12:40 a.m. and found a woman who had been shot “multiple” times in a car in a parking lot.

SPD officers gave the woman first aid and she was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle by Seattle Fire Department medics.

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During the investigation, officers found evidence the shooting occurred a couple of blocks to the north on the 9400 block of 27th Avenue Southwest, which is in the Roxhill neighborhood.

Seattle police said a King County Sheriff’s Office deputy contacted a man who said he was present at the shooting. The man gave authorities a gun and they were taken into custody.

Shortly after the shooting, police said another gunshot victim arrived at Harborview in a private vehicle. Police are investigating if that victim was involved in the incident. 

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

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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