Detective Jeff Kappel

Murder in the Central District

Police continue to look for suspects after finding a 20-year-old man shot to death in the Central District early this evening. At approximately 6:44 p.m. officers responded to 911 reports of shots fired and then a man down in the 500 block of 28th Avenue South. As officers responded to the area additional callers reported seeing […]
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Vehicle/Bicycle Collision With Serious Injuries

A male bicyclist was rushed to the hospital after colliding head on with an SUV early this morning. On April 19th at approximately 12:16 a.m. officers responded to a vehicle/bicycle collision near Boren Avenue and Pike Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that an adult male bicyclist was travelling westbound on Pike Street approaching Boren Avenue. At the […]
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UPDATE: Shooting in the Central District is now a Homicide

The shooting from early this morning is now officially a homicide investigation. The 24-year-old male victim transported to Harborview Medical Center died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the shooting. There is no suspect information available at this time. The Seattle Police Department does not identify nor confirm the identity of deceased […]
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Seattle Police Officer Flagging Traffic South of Downtown Struck and Injured by Hit & Run, DUI Driver

An off-duty uniformed officer flagging traffic south of downtown is struck and injured by a Hit & Run, DUI driver early this afternoon.   On April 18th at approximately 1:59 p.m. officers responded to reports of a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian at 1st Avenue South and South Atlantic Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that an adult male suspect was driving […]
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Man Stabbed During Home-Invasion in West Seattle

Two suspects remain at large after stabbing a man during a home-invasion in West Seattle early this morning. On April 18 at approximately 12:13 a.m. officers responded to the report of a stabbing at an apartment in the 9200 block of 20th Avenue SW. Preliminary investigation indicates that the adult male victim answered a knock […]
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84-Year-Old Man Assaulted in Home Invasion Robbery

Two men remain at large after robbing and assaulting an 84-year-old man sleeping in bed late last night. On April 15th at approximately 11:42 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of a home invasion robbery at a residence in the 700 block of NW 120th Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that two male suspects both wearing […]
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