Two more shootings investigated inside Seattle’s ‘cop free’ protest zone as one victim is rushed to hospital with gunshot wound
- Victim suffering bullet wound has been admitted to Harborview Medical Center
- Seattle Police Department tweeted at 23.25 Pacific time they were investigating
- One person has already been shot dead on Saturday at the anti-police protest
Two more shootings are being investigated inside Seattle’s anti-police protest camp whose members have declared themselves ‘cop free’ and are guarding barricades.
One victim suffering a bullet wound has been admitted to the Harborview Medical Center, while a separate shooting has also been reported.
Seattle Police Department tweeted at 23.25 pacific time: ‘Police investigating reported shooting inside CHOP zone.
‘One person at HMC with gun shot wound. Hearing reports of a second shooting, but have not be able to verify at this time.
‘Conflicting reports, will update with more information when available.’
Two more shootings are being investigated inside Seattle’s anti-police protest camp who have declared themselves ‘cop free’ and are manning barricades (armed members of the volunteer security force patrol the CHAZ)
A man takes a photo over a blockade at the Capitol Hill protests in downtown Seattle
The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), also known as the Capitol Hill Organized protest (CHOP) has spiralled has taken a step towards anarchy after demonstrators denied police entry to the ring.
A double shooting on Saturday left one 19-year-old dead and another injured as the anti-police occupation entered its second week in downtown Seattle.
A 911 caller told police a man got out of a black SUV carrying a rifle before gunfire erupted.
The shooter or shooters fled the area and are still at large, and police said they had no description of the suspect for the public at this time.
Arms linked, residents of CHAZ, the Capitol Hill protest zone, form a human barricade on East Pine Street at 10th Avenue
An armed member of the volunteer security force patrols the ‘Occupied Protest’ near a police station, abandoned by police in Seattle