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One dead after shooting in Seattle’s ‘no cop’ zone – as police wear riot gear to enter CHAZ to recover victim

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ONE person was killed and another was in critical condition in a pre-dawn shooting in Seattle’s protest zone.

The shooting took place at about 3 am in the downtown area known as CHAZ, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone.

Barricades erected by the city several days ago divide up the CHOP zone in Seattle on Friday
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Barricades erected by the city several days ago divide up the CHOP zone in Seattle on Friday[/caption]

Protesters have cordoned off several blocks near a police station in the wake of demonstrations against police violence since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

One male died at a nearby hospital and the other one was in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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