A man was shot at about 3 a.m. this morning (Monday, April 3rd) in Belltown, near Battery Street in the 2400 block of 1st Avenue. Witnesses heard a single shot, then reported seeing a male victim run north on 1st Avenue and two other men were seen fleeing the scene.

Seattle Police responded to the scene, and found a 40-year-old man injured with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Police performed first aid until the medics arrived and transported the man to Harborview Medical Center. The victim had life-threatening injuries from the wound.

Police continue to look for the gunman and suspect(s) connected with this shooting, since they were unable to locate the suspects after an extensive search.

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As an enthusiast of all things content, Norelle has been a professional writer and editor in the Seattle area for several years. She is the Director of Content Marketing at Marketeering Group, where she applies her skills toward developing and improving online content for small businesses in Seattle. Her blog, seattlewrote.com, features authors and writers from around Seattle on a weekly basis – something she enjoys doing on the side as a way to engage with the creative community of the Greater Seattle area.

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