Ballard encampment shooting sends one man to the hospital

Police responded to a shooting in Ballard on Tuesday evening that sent one man to the hospital.

Police say a 49-year-old man was shot in the hip; he told officers that the shooting happened at the encampment in the 1400 block of NW 53rd St.The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim gave police a description of the suspect; no word yet on whether police made any arrests.