The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to a hospital. His injuries aren't life-threatening, police said.

Share story

Seattle police said a man was shot in the leg Monday by crossfire near a bus stop in Capitol Hill.

The incident happened near the corner of 15th Avenue and East Union Street, according to an Seattle Police blotter post. Emergency dispatchers received a call reporting it at 1:48 p.m., according to the fire-department dispatch log.

The Seattle Police Department said it thinks a blue Dodge slowly approached  two young men walking near a bus stop, and someone inside shot first. At least one of the two men on foot shot back. All fled before police arrived.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to a hospital. His injuries aren’t life-threatening, police said.

Most Read Local Stories

Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks.

Police don’t know if anyone in the car was hit, and the investigation was still active on Monday evening. Officers recovered shell casings, bullet fragments and shattered car glass.