Police pursued multiple suspects on foot after a robbery near E Pike and 18th Ave Friday afternoon. At least one facility in the area was on lockdown during the chase.
SPD says the incident was an armed street robbery involving two suspects reportedly with a gun. The victim was robbed of an iPhone around 12:45 PM before calling police from a nearby coffee shop. A search for the suspects who fled the area on foot was not successful.
Meanwhile, a man was shot in the chest around 12:20 p.m. near Franklin High School in Mount Baker. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
According to the Seattle Times, the shooting occurred near South Byron Street and McClintock Avenue South. The suspect is an Asian of Hispanic male in his late teens to mid-20s. He was wearing a blue jacket and a backpack. He fled the scene in a car and still on the loose.