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Sunday – September 27, 2020

#2020-277591/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 9-27-2020 at 0025 hours, officers responded to a trespass call that had been holding for a while, but the suspect was still on scene and had now made it into an apartment. Officers arrived and contacted the suspect who was uncooperative. The suspect was handcuffed and escorted out of the building. It was determined that the best course of action was to send the suspect to the hospital. The suspect did not agree and demanded he go to jail. When told by the officer he was going for a mental health evaluation, the suspect, from a close distance, spat in the officer’s face while still demanding to go to jail. It was later found that the suspect had property on his person that belonged to the actual tenant of the apartment the suspect was found inside. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Assault on Officer as well as Investigation of Burglary.

#2020-278193/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 9-27-2020 at 1345 hours, officers were dispatched to the report of four people rummaging around a reported stolen vehicle. Officers arrived and found the vehicle occupied with the driver starting the vehicle. The driver was ordered out of the vehicle and initially complied. Once the suspect exited, however, he ran from officers. After a short foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody for auto theft. During a search of the suspect a loaded 22 caliber handgun was removed from his pocket. The suspect was found to be a convicted felon. A passenger in the vehicle was found to have an outstanding no bail warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. The two suspects were booked into the King County Jail. The stolen vehicle was returned to its owner within three hours of the initial report. The other two suspects were released at the scene.

#2020-278320/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch: 

On 9-27-2020 at 1733 hours, the owner of a pistol was putting his firearm away while he was talking with someone. He accidentally shot himself in the face with the pistol. It appears that he was unfamiliar/lacked firearms training.

#2020-278357/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 9-27-2020 at 1816 hours, officers responded to a reported stabbing near the East Precinct in Capitol Hill. Officers arrived within two minutes of the radio broadcast and immediately began providing significant medical aid to the victim. Seattle Fire arrived and continued to provide treatment to the victim who had sustained a single stab wound to the right side of his abdomen (serious but non-life-threatening injury). The investigation determined that this incident was likely the result of a dispute between a pedestrian and motorist.

#2020-278619/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 9-27-2020, at 2345 hours, a man parked his car at the 1700 BLK Harbor Ave SW to sit on a bench and look at the city. Two suspects approached him. S#1 had a knife and he asked the victim if he had anything. S#1 then punched the victim in the face, and he fell to the ground. S#1 and S#2 began punching and kicking the victim while he was on the ground. The victim’s car-keys and cell phone fell off his person and the suspects grabbed them. The suspects took the victim’s vehicle and fled the scene. The victim asked multiple people to call 911 for him but they refused. The victim rode a bike home to Burien and then his roommate drove him to the hospital.  The victim has a fractured jaw, and multiple abrasions on his hands, knees, and elbows.