Man set on fire is in critical condition, police searching for suspect

Walla Walla

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle police say a passer-by found a man on fire in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood and put the flames out.

KOMO-TV reports that the man was rushed to Harborview Medical Center, where he was reported in critical condition.

The passer-by called 911 just after 7 p.m. Tuesday when he saw the man on fire on Leary Way Northwest. Police say the person put out the flames and waited for Seattle medics.

Police are looking for a male suspect and his girlfriend.

Police are asking the public to call if they have any information about the incident.


Information from: KOMO-TV,