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North Precinct assist KCSO in shooting incident

On 3/26/09 at approximately 1:00 AM King County Sheriff’s Office advised SPD that they were investigating a shooting in the 14800 block of 15th Ave. NE.  They provided a description of the suspect vehicle.  North Precinct Officers located a possible suspect vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed, but were never able to catch up to it.  A short time later, gang unit officers spotted the vehicle.  The suspect vehicle fled and was pursued into the county, then ultimately back into the city ending at NE 143rd and Lake City Way NE.  Just prior to the pursuit ending, an officer was attempting to deploy spike strips when the suspect vehicle intentionally swerved toward the officer.  He narrowly missed by struck by the vehicle by jumping out of the way.

Two suspects were taken into custody from the car, while the third suspect fled eastbound over a fence.  Lake Forest Park K9 unit and Edmonds PD located the third suspect a short distance away.    All suspect’s were taken into custody without incident further incident.   Witnesses were transported to the scene that positively identified the suspects as being involved in the shooting.