Man shot, injured in Kent’s North Park neighborhood

Police looking for shooter

A man suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound to the head at about 7:50 p.m. Wednesday in the North Park neighborhood near Second Avenue North and West Cloudy Street, just east of the accesso ShoWare Center.

When officers arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound to his head, according to a Kent Police news release. Police did not release the age of the man. Paramedics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Detectives talked with a possible witness and canvassed the neighborhood looking for any additional witnesses and/or surveillance video. Detectives are still trying to determine what led up to the shooting.

Witnesses can call the Kent Police Department tip line at 253-856-5808 or call 911. Please reference Kent Police case number 20-3798.

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