One person wounded in second shooting in Seattle’s ‘Chaz’ protest zone

Published: June 22, 2020  Updated: June 22, 2020 at 9:07 am EST

Police in Seattle said one person was wounded in a second shooting in the city’s protest zone in less than 48 hours.

The shooting happened late on Sunday night in the area near Seattle’s downtown area known as Chaz, for “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone”.

Police tweeted that one person was at a hospital with a gunshot wound. The person arrived in a private vehicle and was in serious condition, Harborview Medical Center spokesperson Susan Gregg said in a statement.

A pre-dawn shooting on Saturday left a 19-year-old man dead and a 33-year-old man critically injured. Both victims, whose identities had not yet been released, were transported to the same hospital via private car. The suspect or suspects in that first shooting fled the scene, and no arrests had been made as of Sunday, Detective Mark Jamieson said.

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