Police: Man opens fire on men camping along I-5, hits one
SEATTLE -- A man opened fire on a group of men who had been sleeping in a wooded area along I-5 in the International District early Friday morning, hitting one of them in the leg, according to the Seattle Police Department.
According to police, the man in his 40s entered the fenced-off area in the 300 block of Seventh Avenue South around 12:20 a.m. and started arguing with several people sleeping there.
The man then went back to his car parked outside the fence, grabbed a gun and started firing randomly into the wooded area, according to police.
After the shooting, the man got back into his dark-colored sedan and drove off.
Officers responded and found shell casings but no suspect.
A 50-year-old man was struck in the leg during the shooting and was taken to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.