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Teen shot in the head in South Seattle, gunman still at large

Police are searching for a gunman after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head in Seattle's South Park neighborhood Wednesday night, Feb. 7, 2018. (Photo: KOMO News)

SEATTLE - Police are searching for a gunman after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head in Seattle's South Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the scene near 14th Ave. S. and S. Trenton St. around 6:45 p.m. after reports of shots fired.

Seattle Fire said the teen was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. Police said the teen had life-threatening injuries.

A police K9 team was brought in but was unable to locate a suspect.

Police have not released a suspect description.

Seattle Police gang detectives are now investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call Seattle Police.


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