One person shot dead inside CHAZ

The shooting occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning, Seattle police said in a statement. They added that a 19-year-old man died from his injuries and another male remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

“Officers attempted to locate a shooting victim but were met by a violent crowd that prevented officers safe access to the victims,” the statement said. “The suspect or suspect(s) fled and are still at large. There is no description at this time.”

Police sergeant Lauren Truscott told the local Seattle Times that police were reviewing video footage taken at the scene but had no immediate details about how the shooting unfolded.