We’re still gathering details on this Saturday morning incident involving a man found beaten inside a vehicle parked near 19th Ave and Madison. Updates as we learn more at capitolhillseattle.com.
In the meantime, here’s the SPD report on the investigation:
Man found beaten in a church parking lot
On 4/9/11, at approximately 10:43 a.m., officers responded to 19th Ave E and E. Madison to a church parking lot to investigate an assault.
A passerby called 911 to report a male that looked like he had been assaulted in a vehicle that was parked in a church parking lot. Seattle Fire Department Aid unit 25 and Seattle Fire Medics responded and treated the victim on scene. The victim was found sitting in the front seat passengers’ side of the listed vehicle and he was unable to speak and had been beaten severely about the head and face.
The 21-year-old victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The vehicle was impounded and taken to the processing room. This is an open and active investigation.