The Morning Blotter: Man Says He Was Shot, Robbed Leaving Capitol Hill Block Party

A man told police he was shot during a robbery near the Capitol Hill Block Party last weekend.

A police report says the man called police to his home on 51st Ave S and S Lucille St just before 3:00 am on July 23rd, where officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to his thigh.

The man told officers he had left the Capitol Hill Block Party around 2:30 am and walked to his car, parked somewhere near Pine St.

When the man got into his car, another man approached him, pointed a gun at him and told him to hand over his wallet

The victim turned to get his wallet, and when he turned back to hand the wallet to the man, the suspect shot him in the leg.

The victim drove home and called police.

Medics transported the man from his home to Harborview.