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1 dead, 2 injured in shooting near Westlake Station; police search for suspect

Sep 13, 2019, 9:54 PM | Updated: Sep 14, 2019, 7:27 am
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Seattle Police believe there was a dispute at the McDonald's prior to the shooting Friday night. (KIRO 7 image)
(KIRO 7 image)

Police are looking for a gunman who shot three people, killing one of the victims, near the Westlake light rail station in downtown Seattle Friday night.

Authorities said three people were struck by gunfire about 9:30 p.m. Two of the victims were found near Third Avenue and Pine Street. The third victim was at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street.

It is important to note that the locations were all underground at Westlake Station.

Seattle fire officials said medics performed lifesaving measures on one of the victims who died.

KIRO 7 learned another victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition and another victim was transported in stable condition.

No word was given on where the victims were wounded.

Police believe a dispute started above ground near the McDonald’s on Third Avenue and moved below to the Westlake Tunnel. They also believe there is only one suspect.

Westlake Station was closed for the investigation.

People who were leaving T-Mobile Park to take light rail were told to use other modes of transit going northbound because of the light rail closure.

There is an ongoing investigation.

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1 dead, 2 injured in shooting near Westlake Station; police search for suspect