Woman Rushed To Hospital After Man Fires Gun Into Car

Officers are investigating after a woman showed up at Harborview Medical Center with a suspected gunshot wound to the head early Sunday morning. A car sped to Harborview Medical Center (HMC) just after 2:30 AM Sunday with a shattered back window. The woman had cuts on her scalp from the broken glass. After examining the women, […]
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Thief Poses As Plumber to Scam 91-Year-Old, Other Seattle Residents

Seattle police are working to flush out a thief, who’s been posing as a plumber and draining the wallets of residents in South and West Seattle. In five different cases between January 22nd and April 8th, the suspect has approached women–all between the ages of 76 and 91–at their homes, claimed to work for Fox Plumbing, and then […]
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Inquest Jury Issues Findings In July Officer-Involved Shooting on Beacon Hill

On April 9th, 2015 an inquest jury found that a Seattle police officer believed he was in imminent danger when he killed a man armed with a realistic-looking pellet gun last July. The inquest, ordered by county Executive Dow Constantine, was a fact-finding hearing on the July 1 shooting death of 36-year-old Austin Derby. The […]
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man Who Set Girlfriend On Fire In Sunday Night Attack

Update 4/14: Police have arrested John Turner. We’ll update this post with additional details as they become available. Police received a report shortly after 6 AM that Turner was at a downtown shelter. A witness had recognized Turner from an online posting about the case and called 911. Officers arrived at the shelter in the 300 block of 2nd Avenue […]
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Man Arrested, Gun Seized After Two South Seattle Robberies

Officers seized a loaded handgun and arrested 19-year-old man suspected in two armed hold-ups Monday night near Columbia City. Police received a call around 10:30 PM from a group of men and women, who reported five suspects had tried to rob them outside a marijuana dispensary in the 2800 block of Rainier Avenue S. When one of the […]
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Teen Wounded by Gunfire In Georgetown

Police are investigating a weekend shooting in the Georgetown neighborhood after a teen walked into a Seattle hospital around 2:30 AM Sunday and said he’d been shot in the leg while standing in a restaurant parking lot. When officers interviewed the 15-year-old boy at Harborview Medical Center Sunday, he said he had gone to Georgetown around 2 AM to […]
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Police Break Up Band of Ballard Criminals, Recover Stolen Guitars, Drums and More

Update 4/2: Detectives are still working the case and have recovered EIGHT more guitars at another location connected with the investigation. Major Crimes detectives have put the whammy on a group of thieves, who had amassed a collection of guitars, drums and other stolen goods at their Ballard home. Police began investigating the crew of thieves last week after […]
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