Man wounded in shooting during robbery in Downtown Seattle

    A man was shot early Tuesday morning near the intersection of 3rd Ave. and Pine St. in downtown Seattle. (Photo credit: Joshua Morgan / KOMO News)

    SEATTLE -- A 29-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound early Tuesday morning in Downtown Seattle during what police believe was part of a robbery during a drug deal

    Just before 4 a.m., Seattle police and the Seattle Fire Department were called for reports of a shooting in an alley in the 200 block of Pine Street. They found a man who had been shot near there.

    A drug deal was going on in the alley, when a suspect pulled out a pistol and demanded money. The victim started to leave and was shot several times.

    The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in fair condition, Seattle Fire officials said.

    The gunman is at large.

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