Detectives Release Police Recordings From Gasworks Park Shooting

As the Seattle Police Department’s Force Investigation Team continues to review Wednesday’s fatal officer-involved shooting in Gasworks Park, detectives have compiled audio recordings of police radio traffic during the incident.

In the recording, officers can be heard calling for a Crisis Intervention specialist to calm the agitated man who, minutes later, threatened to ignite a gas can and then charged officers, while armed with a broken wine bottle.

Two officers then opened fire, fatally wounding the man.

The recordings contain coarse language and discretion is advised.

Edited audio containing transcription

Unedited raw audio