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5 people shot at Rainier Beach Safeway in Seattle

caption: Safeway at 9232 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, Wash.
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Safeway at 9232 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, Wash.

Five people were shot and injured at the Rainier Beach Safeway grocery store in Seattle on Friday night, while attending a community outreach event, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Three men and one woman were transported to Harborview Medical Center; two of the men were discharged on Saturday morning.

The woman, age 24, is in satisfactory condition, according to a hospital spokesperson. The man, age 25, had arrived in critical condition but is now satisfactory, the spokesperson said.

Officers responded just before 9 p.m. to the shooting. They learned the shooting began in the parking lot of 9232 Rainier Avenue South.

Chief Adrian Diaz spoke at a news conference at 10:30 p.m. and told reporters that people saw bullets flying. The outreach event was a weekly pop-up event that provides food and services to people.

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