Police Investigating Homicide In South Lake Union

Police discovered a man’s body in  a construction site early this morning, several hours ofter gunfire was reported in the neighborhood.

From the SPD Blotter:

On the evening of August 20th into the early morning hours of the 21st, there was a private event being held in a rented space in the 1000 Block of Valley Street.  Shortly after midnight, a “shots fired” call was placed from that location and West Precinct officers responded.  Nothing suspicious was located and people attending the event stated they did not know anything about the call.  Shortly after 3:00 AM, someone discovered an unresponsive  adult male down on the ground in a fenced in construction area near the rented space.  911 was called and both police and fire responded where the victim was pronounced dead.  Homicide and CSI detectives responded to the scene to begin their investigation.  This is an ongoing homicide investigation.  Anyone with any information concerning this incident is urged to call the homicide tip line at 233-5000.