Saturday – March 6, 2021

#2021-055191/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-06-2021 @ 0024 hours, officers responded to a call of a male stabbing victim. Officers arrived on scene and began providing medical treatment to the victim. At the same time, additional units had located a suspect vehicle occupied by three which had fled the scene. Units attempted a high-risk vehicle stop, but as units exited their vehicles and began giving commands, the vehicle fled. Units initiated a pursuit, which ended shortly after it began when the vehicle became disabled. All three suspects ran from the vehicle but were quickly located by arriving officers. Officers observed a gun, a fixed blade knife and property matching the victim’s in plain view inside the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the processing room and held for robbery.

#2021-055256/North Precinct/First Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 0352 hours, officers responded to a reckless burn call at 1415 Ne 43 St. Upon arrival, Seattle Fire pointed out the suspect walking away from the scene. Upon making contact, the suspect turned and struck an officer in the head with a closed fist. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody for assault with no injuries to the suspect or officers.

#2021-055260/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 0431 hours, there was a fight involving a large knife. After lunging at 2 victims, the suspect retreated to a tent and barricaded himself inside. SWAT, the Hostage Negotiation Team, and K-9 responded to the scene and a search warrant was obtained for the tent. The suspect was located inside his tent and placed into custody. During service of the warrant, a backpack was found to contain several knives, including a large fixed blade knife used in the assault. Suspect was booked into the King County Jail and the knives were placed into evidence.

#2021-55350/North Precinct/First Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 0741 hours, officers located an assault suspect who fled on foot. He was taken into custody with minimal force but sustained small abrasions that were bleeding on the back of his hands. Resulted in Type II Use of Force investigation. Suspect booked into the King County Jail for assault.

#2021-55352/South Precinct/First Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 0747 hours, officers observed a black Chrysler 300 travelling at a high rate of speed failing to follow traffic laws. The driver had on a white ski mask which covered his entire face. The vehicle had multiple occupants. Upon the marked unit’s attempt to stop the vehicle, the driver pulled over and the occupants (4) all exited the vehicle and ran into a residential neighborhood, jumping fences and running through yards. Numerous patrol units flooded the area and set up containment. The suspect vehicle came back as a verified SPD stolen vehicle. Two of the suspects were located fairly quickly and taken into custody without incident. The third suspect attempted to hide under a porch and hide behind some shrubs. The suspect refused to follow or acknowledge officers’ instructions. A contact team was formed with less lethal, also 40mm and long rifle on scene, SWAT Commander was notified of event. K9 was also on scene and in position in the event the subject fled on foot. Officers were pulled back to a safe distance and hailed out the suspect who eventually came out, hands up and was taken into custody without further incident. The fourth subject was not located. All suspect were taken to the South precinct and one was released to a parent. A short time later, that suspect returned to the scene and was looking around a home at which time the home owner confronted the subject who advised him that he was looking for his jacket and handgun which was registered to him. The home owner called 911 to report this information. Officers returned to the scene and an Arson Bomb Squad Explosives Dog was called to the scene and the handgun was recovered and submitted into evidence. There was also a spent casing in the recovered stolen vehicle submitted into evidence.

#2021-055587/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 1337 hours, an individual who is transgender was targeted due to their transgender status and assaulted. The suspect left the scene on foot and was relocated a short distance away by responding officers and arrested. There were multiple witnesses who were interviewed at the scene after coming to the assistance of the victim. The suspect was booked into jail for hate crime offense.

#2021-055728/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 1621 hours, in the 3200 block of NE 145th ST, multiple callers reported a drive by shooting had occurred. Officers arrived and were initially unable to locate any suspects or victims or their vehicles. Shoreline PD assisted in the response. About 23 minutes after the shooting, we received a call directing us to the location of the victim. When officers arrived, they found one adult male with a gunshot wound to the arm. According to both victims, they were sitting in a vehicle stopped in traffic when someone opened fire on their vehicle. Both of the victims did not see who shot them, but witnesses said it appeared the shots were fired from a light colored SUV. The victim vehicle was impounded to the processing room. It had 12 bullet holes in it. Evidence of a shooting was located in the eastbound lanes of NE 145 ST by responding officers along with a cell phone.

#2021-054680/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 1721 hours, officers and SWAT conducted an operation in an attempt to arrest a subject wanted for Investigation of Harassment and Investigation of Malicious Mischief. We were able to obtain a warrant for his phone and shortly thereafter the subject was located in the Tulalip area. He was followed until he drove to the Shoreline area where he was arrested without incident. SWAT subsequently served a search warrant on his residence and .38 caliber ammunition was discovered. Officers also served a search warrant on two of his vehicles in an attempt to locate any firearms. None were discovered. The subject was booked in the King County Jail.

#2021-056031/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-06-2021 at 2332 hours, a large group of racers (over 100) came up from Tacoma. The group exited I-5 on NE 45th ST. They took over the intersection of 11 AV NE and NE 47 ST. While parked and blocking the streets, they began shooting off fireworks into the air. Several vehicles began doing donuts in the intersection. A newer white Camaro with a black hood spun out of control, hitting a curb, launching it into a group of pedestrians. A victim was thrown several feet backwards and struck his head on a light pole. No other victims came forward or were located. The crowd quickly dispersed and left the area. The suspect vehicle fled the area in an unknown direction. Seattle Fire responded and the victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center for further evaluation for a head injury. Evidence was recovered and the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad was advised of the incident.