Man Wounded in Lake City Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly shot Tuesday evening in the Lake City neighborhood.

Around 8 p.m., police were called to the 11700 block of Lake City Way Northeast for a report of a wounded man.

When officers arrived, they found the injured 40-year-old victim.

According to a police report, despite a “spurting” gunshot wound to his leg, the man initially refused officers’ attempts to apply a tourniquet and declined to go to a hospital. He also refused to provide information about the incident.

Seattle Fire Department medics were eventually able to convince the man to go to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000.

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