Police are investigating a shooting in downtown Seattle that left a man injured Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
Officers near Fourth Avenue and Pine Street heard gunfire in the area just after 1:30 p.m., according to a statement from the Seattle Police Department. When they arrived at the scene, they found a man with gunshot wounds to both legs, the statement said.
The man, who was described as in his 30s, was transported to Harborview Medical Center. A hospital spokesperson said the man was in serious but stable condition.
Officers arrested one man and recovered a firearm nearby. Police are investigating whether a narcotics transaction may have occurred before the shooting, the statement said.
No further information was immediately available.