Teen Shot Near Garfield

There was a shooting this afternoon near Garfield High; the victim walked into the Garfield Teen Life Center just before 4 pm.  It appears a 17-year old male was shot but no word if this was a student.

My Northwest is reporting that the suspect, "in his mid-to-late teens" has been arrested. 

The latest tweet from SPS says "after-hours lockdown at Garfield and Nova Schools now lifted."

Comments

dj said…
The principal robo-called about the incident and did not say anything one way or the other about the status of the suspect and victim as students.
Anonymous said…
From Capitol Hill blog - a lot going on on the Hill today...

"Hiller on Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:19 pm said:
Was this (shooting near Garfield) related to the lockdown at SAAS and NWS and the guy with a grenade on Madison or is it just crazy day in the neighborhood?

Apparently unrelated... CapHill Parent
Charlie Mas said…
The Seattle Times reports that the victim is a student in Seattle Public Schools, although not necessarily at Garfield.
Anonymous said…
Also of note - most news outlets report that the suspect is still being sought. No arrest made in connection with the shooting.

Weary

Popular posts from this blog

Tuesday Open Thread

Seattle Public Schools and Their Principals

COVID Issues Heating up for Seattle Public Schools