Posts categorized under May 31, 2012 7:45 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 31, 2012 7:45 pm

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 ]