Jun 29, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Shooting at Seattle's CHOP protest site leaves one dead, another critical

Barriers around Seattle's CHOP.
The abandoned Seattle Police Department East Precinct station, now occupied by protesters. Photo: Toby Scott/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

One man was killed and a 14-year-old remains in critical condition following a shooting in Seattle's Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, area early Monday morning, according to the Seattle Times.

What's happening: Several shootings in the encampment have broken out since protesters began occupying the vacated police East Precinct. The city's efforts to dismantle the space have been unsuccessful.

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