Father Defends Family From Armed Robbers, Shot 3 Times


SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — A man has survived after being shot three times during an attempted robbery in South Seattle, according to reports.

The Seattle Police Department confirmed that the shooting took place at 11:09 pm on Tuesday, and officers were called to the 5000 block of South Thistle Street, according to KIRO 7.

The victim, a 30-year-old man, was shot once in each leg and once in one of his feet. He had put a tourniquet on one of his legs when the officers arrived.

According to the victim, he had just arrived home with his wife and two children.

As he was getting the children out of the car, two armed suspects allegedly approached the couple and demanded their belongings.

The victim then pulled out a handgun and exchanged gunfire with the two suspects, moving away from his family to try to distance them from the gunfire.

The suspects fled the scene in two cars. The robbery detectives are leading the investigation, and no description of the cars or suspects have been provided.

They helped him until Seattle Fire Department medics arrived and transported him to Harborview Medical Center.

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