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Man Shot Outside Rainier Beach Safeway; Search on for Gunman


RAINIER BEACH – Seattle Police say a man was injured tonight when he was shot outside the Rainier Beach Safeway.

It was shortly after 6 pm when they say that the victim was shot in the chest on the east side of Safeway parking lot in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South.

Rainier Avenue was closed briefly in both directions from 51st Avenue South to 53rd Avenue South while police searched for the suspect.

This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.