Volunteer Medic in Seattle's Autonomous Zone Says CHOP Security Shot at Black Teen Killed in Monday's Shooting

Volunteer Medic in Seattle's Autonomous Zone Says CHOP Security Shot at Black Teen Killed in Monday's Shooting


A volunteer medic who responded to two gunshot victims early Monday morning in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) said that CHOP security fired at the teens after their vehicle crashed into a barrier, in an incident that resulted in another fatality in the so-called autonomous zone.

A 16-year-old was fatally shot in Seattle’s CHOP early Monday morning, while a 14-year-old remains in critical condition at the Harborview Medical Center. According to the SPD Blotter, SPD’s 911 Center “received multiple calls of shots fired in the area near 12th Avenue and East Pike Street,” as callers “reported observing a white Jeep Cherokee SUV at or near one of the barriers surrounding the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone just prior to the shooting.”

According to callers, “several unidentified people had fired shots into the Jeep.” Volunteer medics transported the victims, one of whom was “taken to a meeting point with Seattle

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