New video shows the chaotic aftermath of Monday’s deadly shooting in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest area — which one volunteer medic described as a “war zone.”
Footage posted on Facebook by Converge Media shows the frenzy inside the cop-free CHOP zone after gunfire erupted there around 3 a.m. on Monday, leaving a 16-year-old boy dead and a younger teen critically wounded.
The nearly 40-minute clip also shows the bullet-ridden white Jeep Cherokee SUV that the teens were believed to have been riding in.
Witnesses said they had spotted the vehicle near one of the makeshift barriers around the protest zone just before the shooting, Seattle Police said.
Callers to 911 reported several people firing into the vehicle.
Marty Jackson, a volunteer medic in the CHOP zone, told local station KUOW that folks should stop coming to the area, “Because now it’s like pretty much an active war zone.”
“If we continue to stay here, we continue making ourselves a