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A 19-year-old man was shot while in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Kent last night, according to Kent police.

Police were called to the Waterford Apartments in the 23400 block of 61st Avenue South about 8:40 p.m. after getting calls about gunfire in the area.

Officers responding to the call found the man with a gunshot wound to his upper body. He was treated at the scene and then taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His condition wasn’t available.

Police used dogs to search for a gunman, but were unsuccessful.

Detectives are asking for your help. Anyone who was in the Lakes neighborhood of downtown Kent around 8:40 last night and saw anything suspicious is asked to call 253-856-5808.