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– One man was shot near an ongoing protest at the University of Washington campus on Friday night. A suspect in the case was arrested early Saturday morning, and later released by UW police.
The victim has possibly life-threatening injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center, according to Seattle Fire. The university sent a campus alert saying the gunshot victim was transported from an area near where the protests were taking place in Red Square.
Seattle Police report the victim had a suspected gunshot wound to the abdomen. The 34-year-old male UW shooting victim is in critical but stable condition at Harborview Medical Center/UW Medicine on Saturday morning.
According to University of Washington Police, the shooting suspect and another individual turned themselves into police early Saturday morning. Both were taken into custody.
"Following investigation of the details surrounding the incident, and in consultation with the prosecuting attorney's office, the suspects were released pending further investigation. No suspects remain outstanding," university police said in a statement.