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Man wounded in exchange of gunfire Thursday morning on Rainier Avenue

Two men exchanged gunfire at about 5 a.m. Thursday morning at a gas station on Rainier Avenue South that sent one of them to Harborview.

Multiple gunshots were reported to 911; officers responding to the 300 block of Rainier Avenue found a 29-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the leg and torso, according to the Renton Police Department.

He was treated by medics and then transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

A K9 tracked the suspect but was unable to locate him.  The suspect is described as black male with slim build, brown hair and brown eyes, wearing a red and gray hooded sweatshirt or red and green shirt, according to police.

Anyone who was in the area or has information about this incident is asked to call the Renton Police Department at 425-430-7500 and refer to case 14-5392.

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