Leave the Fireworks to the Pros and Come Enjoy the 4th at Lake Union

With the 4th of July just around the corner, the Seattle Police Department would like to provide you with some important reminders about safety, fireworks and how you can help ease the strain on our 911 center during the busy holiday. The possession, manufacture, storage, sale and use of fireworks (meaning everything but pop-it caps) is prohibited in […]
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48-Year-Old Man Wounded In Drive-By at 23rd & Cherry

A 48-year-old man was wounded early Tuesday in an apparent drive-by shooting in the Central District. Officers responded to reports of gunfire at 23rd Avenue and E. Cherry Street just before 2 AM, and found the victim in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection. The victim told officers someone had opened […]
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Driver Arrested After Killing Cyclist In Roosevelt Collision

A 45-year-old cyclist was killed in the Roosevelt neighborhood Saturday night after he was struck by a suspected intoxicated driver. Police arrested the 29-year-old driver at the scene. SPD Traffic Collision investigators believe the driver of a red Subaru was headed eastbound on NE 65th Street around 11 PM Saturday night when he struck the cyclist […]
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Update: Detectives Investigating Drone Crash at Pride Parade

Update 6/30/2015: The drone’s pilot has come forward and contacted Seattle police. Detectives continue to investigate the case. Originally posted 6/29 at 2:41 PM: A 25-year-old woman was knocked unconscious Sunday after she was struck by a small drone aircraft while attending the Pride parade in downtown Seattle. The woman was in the crowd at the […]
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Police Make Arrests In Two Hate Crime Attacks During Pride Weekend

Seattle Police arrested two men for hate crime attacks over Pride weekend, and are also searching for another group of suspects who attacked a gay couple on Capitol Hill. In the first incident, officers responded to Pike St. and Boylston Ave around 2 AM Sunday after a gay couple reported they had been attacked by a group of suspects, who told them they were […]
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A Man and Woman Injured in South Lake Union Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting outside of a South Lake Union restaurant that sent a man and woman to the hospital early Sunday morning. Just before 3 AM officers responded to reports of gunfire and a victim in the 100 block of Boren Ave North. Officers located a 20-year-old female victim with a gunshot wound to […]
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(Update) Detectives Investigating International District Homicide

Detectives have recovered images and are seeking public help in identifying the suspect from last night’s homicide in the International District. The unidentified suspect is seen walking with the victim and a woman whom he appears to be with, prior to the assault. The suspect is possibly a Hispanic, Middle-Eastern or Pacific Islander male, in his […]
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Man Shot in Leg During University District House Party

Detectives are investigating after fights broke out at a University District house party and a man was shot in the leg early Saturday morning. Officers were initially called to the 4700 block of 20th Ave NE for a noise complaint emanating from a house at about 12:45 AM. After officers had arrived, numerous fights began […]
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