Search on for a road rage shooter on I-5 April 20, 2018
The victim's vehicle. CLICK TO ENLARGE
(KING COUNTY, WA.) – The Washington State Patrol is hoping to find some witnesses to a road rage shooting this week on Interstate 5 in Seattle in which a man sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.
At about 6:12am on Wednesday April 18, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) received a 911 call from a man saying he had just been shot while driving his car northbound on I—5 in the area of Michigan St.
The said he’d sustained a gunshot wound to his leg and was driving himself to Harborview Medical Center.
“Trooper Webb along with detectives arrived at Harborview to speak with the victim,” said a WSP statement. “The victim stated that this all started somewhere in the area of NB I-5 near the Boeing Access exit when another passenger vehicle cut in front of him and slammed on the brakes. This continued until just before Michigan St. when the suspect vehicle pulled to the left of the victim, rolled down the passenger window and fire two shots into his vehicle, one of which struck him in the left leg.”
The shooter’s car then exited to Michigan St. and the victim continued nortbound on I-5 and drove to Harborview for treatment of the gunshot wound.
The victim described the suspect vehicle as a dark gray or teal Toyota passenger vehicle with two Seahawk stickers on the side of the vehicle. The description of the driver was a black male wearing a black jacket and beanie cap.
The victim vehicle is a purple Honda Accord shown in the photo above.
WSP Detectives are seeking any witnesses that may have identifying information in reference to the suspect or suspect vehicle. Please contact Detective Medeiros at Ruth.Medeiros@wsp.wa.gov.