at Least one person has been killed in a shooting in downtown Seattle late Wednesday afternoon near a popular tourist spot. Five others are critically injured.
The police in the u.s. of these.
There are various reports in the us media about whether the offender has been apprehended. Several media outlets are reporting, however, about at 05.30 local time, the perpetrator remains at large, and that large police forces are looking for him in a full-scale manhunt.
There are supposedly only talking about a single man who stands behind the bloody assault on the seemingly completely random people.
Masseskyderiet took place at a McDonald's close to turistmagneten Pike Place Market.
It is the third shooting in the area in less than two hours.
Cops are investigating a shooting near the corner of 4th Avenue and Pine Street, writes the police in Seattle on Twitter.
- There are several victims. The suspects escaped, and police are looking for him.
According to the NBC News is a 55-year-old woman and a nine-year-old boy in critical condition. Three other people, aged 21 to 35 years old is in a stable condition.
A nurse who randomly found himself on the ground, tell to the TV station, that she heard the shots being given, and then she ran to help the sufferers.
- I have never seen anything like this in my life, it sounded from the shocked woman.
the Shooting took place shortly after five o'clock on Wednesday afternoon local time.
There is no immediate information about the motive for the shooting.
Usually it's a beautiful view, but not today. 2nd day in a row of gun violence in Seattle in the same area! Be safe out there..@komonews #seattleshooting pic.twitter.com/2LuxO6qTNh— Akshaya Venkat (@AkshayaVenkat_) January 23, 2020
An employee at the coffee shop Victrola Coffee Roasters, Tyler Parson, tells The Seattle Times that he was at work, when he suddenly heard gunshots and saw the victim fall to the ground.
He says further, that people ran into in the coffee shop to search for cover.
- the Shooting was just really scary. It is scary that it was so close, he says to the newspaper.
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