Update: suspect from Sunday shooting now in custody

A 31-year-old man was shot in Redmond’s downtown; he is still being treated

Update: Thanks to descriptions of the car of a shooter that critically injured a 31-year-old man in downtown Redmond, police have now arrested a suspect.

According to a release from Redmond Police Department, an officer recognized the vehicle, the afternoon of June 2, from the description. The driver, 22, was only a few blocks away from where the shooting occurred on May 31 when he and a passenger were detained by Redmond police.

Police state the suspect and victim had an argument before the 22-year-old shot the victim and drove off. The 31-year-old who was shot is still being treated. Charges are pending and the suspect is in custody, but people with tips or video of the incident is still encouraged to send them to police, at rpd@redmond.gov or using the Crime Tip Form.

Original article below:

A 31-year-old man was shot around 8 p.m. at the corner of 164th Avenue Northeast and Cleveland Street Sunday (May 31).

The shooter has not been identified.

The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. As of the evening of June 1, he is in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Detectives state that the shooting doesn’t appear to be related to a robbery, nor does it seem to have occurred at random.

Those who have additional information are encouraged to contact Redmond police at 425-556-2500 or bit.ly/RPDCrimeTip.

Police are additionally requesting that those who have an in-dash camera and were driving between 7:45-8:10 p.m. the night of the incident to look for images of an “older” silver four-door sedan.