Police Investigating Shooting Near 27th Ave and Yesler Way

Police are working to identify two masked suspects who shot and wounded a man in an apparent robbery Monday evening in the Central District. Officers were called to the 100 block of 27th Ave shortly before 5 PM after receiving reports of gunfire. At the scene, police found a 20-year-0ld male with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the back. Medics […]
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Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested After Chasing Men, Yelling Slurs On Capitol Hill

Officers arrested a 37-year-old man early Sunday for threatening three men with a knife on Capitol Hill and yelling derogatory remarks about their sexual orientation. Shortly after midnight, a victim flagged down officers patrolling the area on foot and pointed out a man chasing one of his friends with a knife. Officers quickly came to […]
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Officers Nab Madrona Burglar

Officers have arrested a 62-year-old burglar suspected in several break-ins in the Madrona neighborhood. An East Precinct patrol officer spotted the suspect standing in a parking lot the 1100 block of 23rd Avenue around 12:45 PM Thursday and stopped to talk to him. The suspect claimed he was not the burglar officers were looking for, and offered up […]
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Armed Felons Face Federal Charges Following Capitol Hill Emphasis Effort

Federal prosecutors have indicted two felons on weapons charges after they were arrested earlier this year as part of SPD’s Capitol Hill emphasis patrols. From the US Attorney’s office: Two men have been indicted for being felons in possession of firearms in two separate incidents in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, announced Acting United States Attorney Annette […]
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Beat Cops Bust Busy Burglar

Officers responded to a burglary in progress of an occupied home in the 200 block of 11th Avenue E around 9:30 p.m. this past Friday night. The homeowner told officers that the male suspect had kicked in a door to gain entry. Police arrived quickly but the suspect was already gone. As they were investigating […]
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Protest Winds Through Central District, Downtown and Capitol Hill

Seven people were arrested for assault and pedestrian interference Saturday as Seattle police escorted an otherwise peaceful protest through the city. A large group of demonstrators gathered at Garfield High School Saturday afternoon and marched through the Central District, eventually arriving at Seattle Police Headquarters at 6th Avenue and Cherry Street.  The group then split up, […]
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Man and Cat Cause Restaurant-Clearing Ruckus On First Hill

A man and his cat caused a pepper spray melee Thursday afternoon at a fast food restaurant on First Hill. The incident unfolded just before 12:30 PM, when a man, with a cat perched atop his shoulder, walked into a McDonald’s in the 1100 block of Madison Street. Employees immediately recognized the man—who has previously caused problems at the […]
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