MILL CREEK, Wash. – The Mill Creek Police Department announced last night (Thursday, Oct. 7) around 8:45 pm, that officers responded to several 911 calls reporting a possible shooting that had occurred at an apartment in the 1100 block of Mill Creek Boulevard.

According to their press release, multiple 911 callers reported hearing sounds of gun shots and voices speaking loudly. When officers arrived, they found shell casings in the breezeway of an apartment building and possible bullet holes in the wall of an apartment.

Officers reported that the apartment door was unlocked but found no one inside. Apparently, this was not the first time police had been called to this specific apartment based on prior calls for services there.

While officers were responding on the scene, they received reports of a male with a gunshot wound to the lower torso who had presented himself at a local hospital, police say his injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

According to police, preliminary investigation indicates that there may be several outstanding suspects, but there is no known active threat to the general public at this time. Additionally, there was no other reported damage or injuries at nearby apartments.

Both the Mill Creek Police officers and the Mill Creek Police Investigations Unit are collecting information, witness statements, and evidence at the scene. The Mill Creek Police will continue to conduct additional investigations into the incident. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Chris White, at 425-921-5759.

Daniel Albert is an Award-Winning journalist majoring in Integrated Strategic Communications at Washington State University.