Man dead after shooting in Seattle's South Park neighborhood

Seattle police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in Seattle's South Park neighborhood. 

Officers responded to a report of a shooting near the intersection of 12th Avenue South and South Cloverdale Street at about 1:30 a.m.

When police arrived, they found an unresponsive man with a gunshot wound on the street. 

After medics attempted life-saving measures, the man died from his injuries at the scene. 


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Homicide detectives told FOX 13 Seattle has reached 57 homicides this year. 

It's unknown what led up to the shooting and police have not released any details about a suspect. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Seattle Police Department's violent crimes tip line at 206-233-5000.