Police investigating shooting at Bellevue Transit Center

The Bellevue Police Department is investigating an assault with a firearm near the Bellevue Transit Center in the Downtown neighborhood of the city.

The victim was shot in the buttocks and was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

The shooting occurred at 10:48 p.m. on 110th Avenue Northeast in front of The Bravern, near the transit center.

A witness heard at least one gunshot and witnessed two men fled the scene in a red four-door sedan. Bellevue police received several calls about a man lying in the street on 110th Avenue Northeast.

Police spokesman Seth Tyler said the firearm was likely a handgun and no description of the assailants was readily available. The lead-up to and motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. 110th Avenue Northeast was closed for several hours between Northeast 6th and Northeast 8th Streets.

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