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May 23, 2017 UPDATE: Shooting on Alki takes a life
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

Update 6:00am
The young man shot following some kind of incident on Alki Tuesday evening has died. Seattle Police say reports of a suspect or suspect vehicle are not yet verified. They are interviewing witnesses today.

Original report
A young man in his 20's was shot multiple times suffering life threatening injuries according to people near the scene on Alki Beach at 61st and Alki Ave SW Tuesdsay night. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center. Earlier reports that he had died at the scene were inaccurate.

The area was cordoned off by police as the investigation into the incident began.

Traffic was stopped in the area.

According to scanner traffic the suspect was believed to be driving a grey 2000 Mercury Marquis License number AZH9846. The vehicle was described by police on scanner as a "low rider" style vehicle. Last seen going across West Seattle Bridge eastbound around 9:15pm.

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