Victim in Thursday’s shooting upgraded from critical to serious condition

Frank Brown, Jr, the man shot multiple times Thursday at 27th and Cherry, has been upgraded from critical condition to serious condition at Harborview Medical Center, the Seattle Times reports.

Police say Brown, also known to neighbors as Omari Shakur, got into some kind of argument with the shooter, who then pulled a gun and fired as many as ten rounds at Brown, hitting him several times.

Police say they have identified a suspect in the shooting.

Commenter F.V. Foss was among the first to the scene and detailed the experience here.

This news comes as more shots rang out around 7:20 Friday evening, this time at 26th and Jackson. Police at the scene said no victims or suspects were located. We have received no indication that the incidents are related, but it is a reminder of the continuing violence in the CD.

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