SEATTLE (KCPQ) – One person is dead and seven others injured after a shooting in downtown Seattle Wednesday night, according to police.
The shooting took place around 5 p.m. after a fight escalated outside a McDonald’s.
“This was not a random incident,” Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said. “There were multiple people involved. There was a dispute that happened in front of the McDonald’s. People pulled out guns and shots rang out.”
Officers at the scene said there were multiple shooters involved, who then fled the area.
Police say a woman between 40 and 50 years old is dead, while seven more victims were taken to the hospital. They include:
- a nine-year-old male in a serious condition
- a 55-year-old female in a critical condition
- a 35-year-old male in a satisfactory condition
- a 32-year-old male in a satisfactory condition
- a 34-year-old male in a satisfactory condition
- a 21-year-old male in a satisfactory condition
- a 49-year-old male treated and released
No other information was immediately available.