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Pedestrian killed by driver fleeing North Seattle shooting, police say

Police say a driver fleeing a shooting hit and killed a 21-year-old man.

SEATTLE — A 21-year-old man was hit and killed by a driver fleeing a shooting scene in north Seattle early Saturday morning, according to the Seattle Police Department. 

Detectives are investigating. 

Police responded to the 4200 block of Brooklyn Avenue Northeast after reports of shots fired at around 12:05 a.m. Saturday. 

When officers arrived on scene, they were told a vehicle struck and killed a person a few blocks away.

The driver of the car was not arrested. The medical examiner will determine who is liable for the pedestrian's death. The driver's connection to the shooting is still being investigated. 

There were no injuries at the shooting scene and witnesses are still being interviewed.

Detectives are investigating what led up to the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Seattle Police Department tip line at 206-233-5000.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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