Photo courtesy of GoFundMe: Carl Shears, Jr., died after being shot multiple times at 24th Avenue and East Spruce Street on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Photo courtesy of GoFundMe: Carl Shears, Jr., died after being shot multiple times at 24th Avenue and East Spruce Street on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Seattle Police report an investigation continues into the fatal shooting of a 45-year-old man at 24th Avenue and East Spruce Street in the Central District on Tuesday night.

An SPD Blotter post states officers responded to reports of a person down at the intersection at 11:23 p.m. Nov. 21, where they found Seattle Fire medics performing CPR on the gunshot victim. He was declared dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives responded, as did crime scene investigators. 

The King County Medical Examiner's Office later identified the victim as Carl Shears and the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral expenses.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Seattle Police.