Police are looking for three suspects after shots were fired near Garfield September 16 shortly before midnight. The SPD report says the incident happened on a concrete ledge “near the pool.”
On 9/16/2011, just shortly before midnight, officers responded to a report of shots fired near Cherry Street and 26th Ave.
According to the victims, they were sitting on a concrete ledge near the pool, when a group of three unknown males between the ages of 18 and 19 years old approached them. One of the suspects suddenly began shooting at the victims. Luckily no one was hit. The victims stated that there was no verbal argument or words exchanged before the gunfire broke out. The victims were not sure which of the two suspects fired the gun.
Initially, a witness identified a red Dodge Magnum seen leaving the area, as a possible suspect vehicle. Officers were able to locate the vehicle. However, it was determined that the occupant and the vehicle were not involved in the incident.
There is no current indication that any of the victims have gang affiliations.
One victim sustained minor scrapes and scratches from falling as he was running away from the shooting scene.
The suspects are described as :
1) B/M 18-19 years old, Black Ski Hat, Dark North Face Jacket
2) B/M 18-19 years old, Dark North Face Jacket
3) B/M 18-19 years old, Baggy Blue Flannel shirt.
The victims disagreed as to whether S1 or S2 fired the shots.