Shoreline CC Basketball Player Critically Wounded in Shooting Outside Sodo Nightclub

Jameko Gipson was taken to Harborview early Sunday morning after he was shot after a fight broke out

A Shoreline Community College student and basketball player, Jameko Gipson, was shot and seriously wounded early Sunday morning after shots were fired outside a Seattle nightclub, sources tell Patch.

On February 12th at approximately 3:28 a.m. Seattle Police officers responded to reports of shots fired and a subject down in the 1900 block of 1st Avenue South, according to the Seattle Police blotter. 

Gipson and another man were taken to Harborview with life-threatening injuries in personal vehicles after the shooting prior to the police arriving.

The other man, Desmond Jackson, of the Central Area, has died, the Seattle Times is reporting.

Details of Gipson's injuries are not being released by Harborview.

Seattle police homicide detectives and gang officers are investigating what happened. No arrests have been made.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a fight broke out between an unknown number of people near the nightclub.  The disturbance escalated into gunfire and two adult males, 21 and 22 years of age, were shot.

There is no suspect information or any additional details available at this time.


Gipson was a freshman at Shoreline Community College and was a reserve point guard on the men's basketball team. He went to Ingraham High School, Class of 2009.





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