Man Allegedly Drives into Crowd, Shoots Protester

Man Allegedly Drives into Crowd, Shoots Protester

A man allegedly drove into a group of protesters in Seattle on Sunday and shot one of the protesters in the arm.

NBC News reports the wounded protester was 27-years old. The suspect was taken into custody and a gun was recovered.

Suspect in custody, gun recovered after man drove vehicle into crowd at 11th and Pine. Seattle Fire transported victim to hospital. Officers searched, but do not believe there are any additional victims. Will provide updates when available.

— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) June 8, 2020

KIRO 7 reports that the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. local time.

Police say shooter is in custody and gun has been recovered. People moved his car from crowd at 11/Pine. @KIRO7Seattle #seattleprotests pic.twitter.com/QuFRBWmtFy

— Michael Spears (@MichaelKIRO7) June 8, 2020

The wounded protester is in “satisfactory condition” and police indicate there were no other victims.

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