Police investigating shooting near 5th and Franklin, downtown Olympia

Police investigating shooting near 5th and Franklin, downtown Olympia

Olympia Police were dispatched to reports of a shooting at 5th and Franklin around 10:00 pm on Tuesday night, and according to scanner traffic, they arrived to find at least one victim down in the street with a gun shot wound.

According to the Olympia Police Department, a verbal argument between two groups led to a male subject shooting another male with a handgun, who then turned the gun on himself. The shooter is believed to be deceased, and the other victim male with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say that there is no threat to the public at this time, and there are no suspects outstanding.

photo credit – Tyler Fievez

 

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