SEATTLE -- Seattle police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting Friday night in the Roosevelt neighborhood

Seattle Police were called to the 7500 block of 15th Ave. NE.just before 7:30 p.m.

Witnesses describe hearing gunshots come from a vehicle that then sped away.

He came up beside him, stopped, fired five shots and sped off, said witness Kevin Watts.

Medics doing CPR raced the man in his 40s to Harborview Medical Center. He later died at the hospital.

It's just really sad to have to witness something like that. and to have to be near something like that; it was just extremely scary, said witness Ayumi Teraoka.

Police have talked to witnesses, but at this point they have no idea what transpired and led to the gunfire.

One round hit one of the homes, but no one inside was hurt.

The shooting is the city's 23rd homicide of the year.
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