Teen killed in Seattle has officials calling for gun safety laws

(The Center Square) – A shooting on school grounds at Garfield High School in Seattle’s Central District has resulted in the death of a 17-year-old student.

Seattle police patrol officers responded to reports of a shooting on Thursday afternoon. Officers found the student with multiple gunshot wounds.

At 12:30 p.m., patrol officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 400 block of 23rd Avenue South and located a 17-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The Seattle Police Department provided medical aid until the Seattle Fire Department arrived on scene and continued treatment. The male was transported to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition.

SPD officers determined that an altercation took place on school grounds prior to the shooting at Garfield High School.

The student died from his injuries later in the day.

“This tragedy greatly affects our entire SPS community – my primary concern is the well-being and safety of our students
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