Man shot to death near Blanche Lavizzo Park

Seattle Police says a man believed to be in his 20s died early Sunday morning in a shooting near 22nd Ave S and S Main. Details from SPD are below. It is the first area homicide since this late March murder near Judkins Park.

Homicide in the Central District

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Officers are investigating a shooting that took the life of a man in the Central District early this morning.

At approximately 4:26 a.m. officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired near 22nd Avenue South and South Main Street. Upon arrival in the area officers located a man lying on the ground in a parking lot on the southwest corner of the intersection. The victim, a male believed to be in his 20′s, had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the torso. Fire department medics responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 911 or the Seattle Police Homicide Tip Line at (206) 233-5000. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.