Posts categorized under June 2020 - SPD Blotter

Archives for June 2020

Man Kills Woman In Domestic Violence Incident in North Seattle

Detectives are investigating after a 42-year-old woman was killed in a domestic violence shooting at her North Seattle home. Around 1:40 PM, police were called to a home in the 7500 block of 25th Avenue Northeast after receiving a 911 call with yelling in the background and a report of… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: One Dead, One Injured in Early Morning Shooting on 12th Avenue

UPDATE: Detectives have identified the deceased victim as a 16-year-old male. The 14-year-old victim is still receiving treatment at Harborview Medical Center. Homicide detectives are investigating after one man a 16-year-old was killed and a 14-year-old was injured in a shooting early Monday morning on Capitol Hill. At about 3:00… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Tuesday Night Downtown Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a 30-year-old man was shot during an argument Tuesday night in Downtown Seattle. At 9:45 PM Tuesday a passerby called 911 to report a shooting at 6th Avenue and Seneca Street. The caller, a local nurse, said she was transporting the victim to the hospital. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Best’s Letter to the Community on Re-Envisioning Public Safety in Seattle

June 22, 2020 To the Seattle Community: The last few weeks in Seattle – beginning on May 25th, 2020, when George Floyd was murdered by a City of Minneapolis Police Officer – have been the most transformative and challenging moments, in my lifetime, for our City, and for the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Tuesday Morning Capitol Hill Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man in his 30’s was shot overnight in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. People began calling 911 at 4:37 am Tuesday to report a man had been shot in the 1100 block of East Denny Way. Officers and Seattle Fire Department medics staged nearby and met the… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Detectives Investigating Early Morning South Seattle Shooting

Detectives from the Gang Unit are investigating following a shooting that injured a 20-year-old man in the Brighton neighborhood early Monday morning. At approximately 2:20 AM, officers responded to a report of shooting in the 6700 block of Rainier Avenue South. Officers arrived and located the victim. He informed officers… [ Keep reading ]

17-Year-Old Shot Near Cal Anderson Park, Detectives Investigating

Seattle Police detectives are investigating after a seventeen year old male was shot near Cal Anderson Park late Sunday evening. At 10:03 PM, police were monitoring a demonstration which had marched from the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area to the West Precinct at 8th and Virginia in downtown Seattle…. [ Keep reading ]

West Precinct Defaced by Spray Paint Following Protest Friday Night

The exterior of the West Precinct, located at 8th Avenue and Virginia Street, was tagged multiple times by unknown persons as a large demonstration took place in front of the building on Friday night. A large group of demonstrators have been protesting in front of the precinct for several nights… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide Investigation Inside Protest Area

Update: Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) timeline. Some of the information on the CAD timeline has been redacted due to the on-going homicide investigation. Update 6/20/2020: This update includes officers’ body worn camera footage and other open-source videos. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Seattle Police Department’s… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested For Break-In, Arson at CHOP-area Business

A 21-year-old man is in custody in connection with a break-in and arson at a Capitol Hill business inside the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area. On June 14th, the owners of a Capitol Hill garage in the 1700 block of 12th Avenue were alerted to a break-in at their business…. [ Keep reading ]