Posts categorized under May 2012 - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 2012

Truck Slides Down Hill & Crashes Through I-5 Railing

On May 31st at 1:35 p.m. officers responded to a vehicle collision with extensive property damage in the 300 block of East Roy Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that moving company employees parked their large moving truck on the upper portion of the 300 block of East Roy Street while loading up.  The truck… [ Keep reading ]

Survivor Of Roosevelt Shootings Bravely Tried to Fight Off Gunman

Amidst a hail of gunfire, a longtime patron of Cafe Racer bravely fought to save his friends from a gunman, who went on a violent rampage Wednesday. Today, that patron—who we’re identifying by his first name, Lawrence—offered up a chilling account of the violence he witnessed inside the cafe yesterday, and… [ Keep reading ]

Gunman Kills Five Before Taking His Own Life

A gunman killed five people in a violent rampage, and later took his own life after police cornered him in West Seattle Wednesday, following a five-hour citywide manhunt. At 10:52 am, the 40-year-old suspect, Ian Stawicki, walked into Café Racer, near NE 59th Street and Roosevelt Way NE, approached the… [ Keep reading ]

911 Audio From May 30th Shootings

Following yesterday’s tragic events, the Seattle Police Department is providing the public and the media with three pieces of audio from yesterday’s incidents, including a 911 call made from inside Cafe Racer following the shootings, a 911 call made by a witness to the 8th and Seneca shooting, and SPD… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect In Roosevelt, First Hill Murders Fatally Shoots Himself

The suspect in a series of fatal shootings at a north Seattle cafe and First Hill parking lot shot himself after officers confronted him on a quiet street in West Seattle Wednesday afternoon. The man’s violent rampage began around 11am this morning, when police received reports of gunfire from Cafe Racer… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Obtain Photos of North Seattle Homicide Suspect

Seattle police have obtained photos of the suspect in today’s shooting in north Seattle. The suspect is a white male, approximately 30 years old, wearing a dark short cap, with well-groomed dark hair, a neat full beard, wearing a light blue jacket. He is considered armed and dangerous. If you recognize this… [ Keep reading ]

Woman shot, killed on First Hill

On May 30th, at approximately 11:30 am, Seattle Police responded to a report of a female who had been shot and was down in the parking lot at 8th Avenue and Seneca Street.  This is in the parking lot just west of  Town Hall.    Initial witness reports stated that… [ Keep reading ]

Three Killed, Two Critically Wounded In North Seattle Cafe Shooting

Seattle police are searching for a gunman who shot five people, killing two of them, in a north Seattle cafe Wednesday morning. Around 11 am, several people called 911 and reported hearing gunfire coming from Cafe Racer at NE 58th Street and Roosevelt Way NE. Officers arrived on scene and… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded In University District Stabbing

One man was stabbed following a domestic disturbance Tuesday night in the University District. At about 6:30 pm, officers found the victim—who was quite intoxicated, had two stab wounds between his shoulder blades—at a bus stop at NE 47th Street and 7th Avenue NE. Several people at the scene gave… [ Keep reading ]

Corrected information on vehicle/bicycle collision

The cyclist was travelling westbound, not eastbound on Pike Street as originally reported.