The man, in his 20s, was shot while standing in front of a memorial set up after a fatal shooting Sunday.
A man in his 20s was fatally shot just before 7 p.m. Friday near Rainier Playfield in Seattle as he stood with a group in front of a memorial set up after a fatal shooting there earlier in the week, according to police.
A dark-colored car and maybe a second car drove by the group near 37th Avenue South and South Oregon Street, and someone in one of the vehicles fired several shots, Seattle police said.
The victim was hit several times. He died at Harborview Medical Center.
The shooting last Sunday also occurred about 7 p.m.
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A 32-year-old died from multiple gunshot wounds in that shooting. A second male, also struck by gunfire, was taken to Harborview Medical Center by an acquaintance.
David Sandler, who lives nearby, said about Friday’s incident, “It was rapid fire. One shot after another, just like Sunday. I thought it was a firecracker. No way there would be more gunfire here. It’s really disturbing.”
Sandler said that on Friday night he could see the victim’s body in the street, covered.