The first reports of gunshots came into 911 around 5:48 PM according to SPD radio dispatches. Witnesses reported seeing people exchanging gunfire and at least two vehicles fleeing the area at a high rate of speed.
There were no immediate reports of injuries and no immediate arrests.
Nearby Garfield High School was placed under lockdown conditions as it hosted games in the annual MLK Day Community Hoop Showcase, according to police radio reports.
UPDATE: SPD reports they are investigating the shooting and that nobody was hit by the gunfire. Four parked cars, a business and a home were hit by gunfire, according to SPD.