Seattle police search for suspect after man shot in Ballard

Seattle police are searching for a suspect after a 39-year-old man was shot in the Ballard neighborhood Monday night. 

At about 11:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting near 17th Avenue Northwest and Northwest 53rd Street. 

When officers arrived they found a man with an apparent gunshot wound to this neck. 

The man was treated by medics at the scene and later taken to Harborview Medical Center. 

It’s unknown what led up to the shooting. 

Police have not released information on the suspect and the investigation remains ongoing.

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

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