Police investigating two late-night shootings in Seattle
SEATTLE -- No one was hurt when gunfire broke out three hours apart in incidents in the Central District and University District late last night and early this morning despite at least 11 shots being fired, according to the Seattle Police Department.
According to police, witnesses called 911 shortly after 11:30 p.m. Thursday after shots were from a passenger in a white Mercedes sedan near 23rd Avenue South and South Judkins Street.
Officers arrived to find a car with bullet damage to its bumper and evidence of at least eight shots having been fired.
Shortly before 3 a.m. Friday, at least three shots were fired by a man involved in a fight with another man near Northeast 52nd Street and University Way Northeast, according to police.
Witnesses reported seeing a maroon Buick and silver Chevy Impala driving away from the scene following the shooting.
Officers found three shell casings in the street and a parked car with a shattered window and bullet holes in the headrest.
So far, there is no evidence the shootings are related, and police are continuing to investigate.