Monday – June 28, 2021

#2021-161218/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 0022 hours, a female victim called 911 to report a strange vehicle had been following her for several miles, and she drove to the Southwest (SW) Precinct parking lot. The suspect followed the victim into the lot. SW Precinct officers contacted the suspect who stated a male he had just met in a bar in North Seattle asked him to follow the victim home. Suspect’s story continued to change, and after finding out suspect had a suspended license and ignition interlock requirement (with no ignition interlock), officers asked the suspect to exit his vehicle. Officers then observed a kitchen knife on the front driver’s seat, previously concealed under the suspect’s legs. Suspect claimed to have been following the victim from the bar, but the victim stated she had been driving to her home in West Seattle from Burien. Suspect volunteered the information that he was a convicted felon, stemming from a stabbing murder. A wallet (with WA DL) not belonging to the suspect was seen inside the car, and later recovered with the suspect’s permission. Suspect arrested for DOL Suspended 1st Degree and Ignition Interlock Violation.

#2021-161175/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 0108 hours, an officer was at Swedish-Cherry Hill with an arrestee for the purpose of administering a legal blood draw (DUI). During the course of the process, the arrestee became belligerent and kicked the officer. The officer immediately gained control of the arrestee, and the officer was uninjured. With the assistance of East Precinct officers, the DUI processing was completed, the arrestee booked into the King County Jail for Assault 3.

#2021-161341/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 0541 hours, officers responded to a shots-fired call located at the 9400 BLK of 9th Av SW. The complainant stated that she heard several shots from a distance east of the location. Officers checked the area for property damage and evidence, but nothing was located. At approximately 0628 hours, a second complainant called 911 to report that she had evidence of someone shooting out of a vehicle in front of her house. Officers arrived and reviewed the evidence which indicated a back passenger sitting in the back seat stuck his/her right arm out the window. The passenger then pointed the gun to the ground and fired off five rounds. Officers recovered evidence of a shooting and submitted it into evidence.

#2021-161352/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 0610 hours, an officer was responding to a call with his emergency equipment activated. When he got to the intersection of 5 Ave and Seneca St, a collision occurred. No injury to the officer. Minor injuries to the driver and 2 pedestrians. Seattle Fire responded and treated the injured. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

#2021-161387/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 0658 hours, a pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk at 42 Ave SW/SW Alaska St, and she was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle pulled over and then drove off. The pedestrian suffered a fracture to her right ankle. AMR transported the pedestrian to Harborview Medical Center. Officers checked the area for the suspect vehicle and any evidence. The suspect wasn’t located. Later in the shift, a witness called in a possible license plate to the suspect vehicle. Officers called the witness back, but he didn’t answer. The Traffic Collision Investigation Squad was notified about the collision.

#2021-161742/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 6-28-2021 at 1433 hours, officers responded to the 1700 block of Belmont to investigate an assault from a known suspect that was refusing to leave the victim’s apartment. Officers contacted the victim who stated that the suspect has barricaded himself in her apartment and was armed with pepper spray and possibly a machete. Officers established probable cause to arrest for assault and attempted to talk the suspect out of the apartment. The Hostage Negotiation Team responded to the scene and assisted in having the suspect surrender peacefully. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for the assault.

#2021-162177/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 2229 hours, an anonymous caller called 911 and reported that a male was pointing a gun at females near 23 Av S and S Massachusetts St. This caller did not identify her name, did not provide a location or a call back number. This area is well known to South Precinct Officers and Supervisors for numerous 911-Swatting calls with a weapon involved. Tonight’s incident was no different than many Swatting calls in the past. This “swatting call” generated a large response from SPD SWAT, K9, Community Response Group, and East Pct Officers. South Pct Officers and SGT responded and took over the scene before it could escalate. Two male subjects were detained but no weapon was found. Both males and their family members were upset at SPD for our response. Both males were released.

#2021-162208/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 2259 hours, a white Subaru was seen chasing and shooting at a red SUV in the north Beacon neighborhood. Both vehicles were last seen speeding away NB on Beacon Av S. Officers arrived and found evidence of a shooting in the 3000 blk of Beacon Av S. There was no victim and no damage. Officers processed the scene. The report will forward to the Gun Violence Reduction Unit.

#2021-162250/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

On 06-28-2021 at 2354 hours, officers responded to a disturbance involving a handgun at 60 AVE SW/Alki AVE SW. On the way to the disturbance, updates advised of multiple shots fired with at least one victim down, numerous subjects scattering, and at least one victim being placed into a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found multiple gunshot victims and immediately began to administer first aid. One victim was unresponsive and died on scene. Remaining victims and numerous members of the public were hostile and uncooperative towards police. Seattle Fire responded to the scene and eventually two additional gunshot victims were convinced to go to the hospital. East precinct units were advised and staged as victims arrived at the ER. Homicide responded to handle the follow-up. Duty Captain advised.