A man was arrested in connection with an early Monday morning shooting that damaged a couple’s vehicle at the gas station at 12th and Jefferson. The couple fled to Seattle University’s campus around 3:30 AM Monday after they say an unknown man opened fire on their car, according to a security bulletin sent to staff at Seattle University:
Today, at approximately 3:30 AM, Seattle University DPS officers & Seattle Police officers were handling a trespass incident at 12th & E. Cherry when a man and a woman approached in a vehicle; the vehicle rear window had a gunshot in it. The couple reported they had just left the service station at 12th & E. Jefferson when an unknown male fired a gun shot at their vehicle. Seattle Police units responded to 12th & E. Jefferson, along with Gang unit detectives. Police officers searched the area, and a suspect was identified and taken into custody. The suspect was transported to the E. Pct.
This incident is being investigated by the Seattle Police Department. If you have any additional information regarding this criminal intent please call Seattle Police at 911 or the DPS office at 206-296-5990.