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Published on February 25, 2024
Man Seriously Injured in Shooting at Brook Gardens Apartments, Suspect Still at LargeSource: Google Street View

Chaos erupted late last week at the Brook Gardens Apartments where a male victim was shot and seriously injured, said local law enforcement officers. The incident, which happened on February 22nd around 10:53 P.M. in the 5500 block of 69th Ave N, prompted a swift response from police who found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Immediate medical assistance was provided before the victim was rushed to a hospital for further treatment.

The shooting suspect remains at large despite concerted efforts by officers and canine units to establish a perimeter and scour the area, assisted by State Patrol helicopters sweeping the scene from above, nevertheless the suspect evaded capture. In a statement obtained by the authorities, officials confirmed that "Officers located the victim and began rendering aid," and that the "investigation is ongoing."

Witnesses at the Brook Gardens Apartments were left shaken, as the tranquility of their neighborhood was shattered by gunfire. Although details on the motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting have not been made public, the police are urging anyone with information to come forward. This incident has magnified concerns about gun violence in the community and its unpredictable nature which can turn serene residential complexes into crime scenes within moments.