Man dies after overnight shooting in Seattle's Brighton area


SEATTLE - Homicide detectives are investigating after a shooting in the Brighton area of Seattle left a men dead, police said.

The incident unfolded at about 8 p.m. Sunday when officers responded to a report that a gunshot victim had been brought to Harborview Medical Center by car.

Officers learned from witnesses that the victim, an adult male, had been a passenger in a car traveling near Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. and S. Othello Street. An unknown suspect shot at the car and wounded the man.

He later died of his injuries and was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center.

A homicide investigation was launched. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Seattle police homicide tip line at 206-233-5000.

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