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Wednesday – August 11, 2021

#2021-207237/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 0029 hours, officers were dispatched to the 6900 blocks on S 115th St Seattle WA to investigate a drive-by shooting. Officers arrived and located evidence of a shooting on the street and observed damages to a house (targeted victim). According to victims/occupants of the house, the suspect vehicle was described as a Silver 2 door vehicle and the suspect was a passenger of the vehicle. No injury was reported. King County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and assisted SPD Officers. SPD processed the scene and submitted all evidence. Gun Violence Reduction Unit advised.

#2021-207288/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 0315 hours, in the area of 10 AV S and South Weller, one suspect shot a victim during a dispute. The two involved persons know each other. The victim sustained serious injury from the gunshot wound. Patrol officers performed life sustaining first aid on scene. The suspect was located and arrested on scene by patrol officers. No officers were injured during this incident.

#2021-207350/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 0515 hours, a person passing by the homeless camp near Mercer & Dexter Ave. was asked by someone to call 911 because two suspects had been going through the camp robbing people with a gun. The possible victim walked away though, and when officers arrived nobody had any first-hand knowledge of the incident, and no suspects were found. Around 1240 hours Wednesday, officers responded to a trespass complaint at a neighboring business and were flagged down by one of the earlier victims. She reported she had been robbed by two young males, one with a gun and the other with a knife. They threatened to kill everyone if they didn’t obey, and also pistol-whipped one of them, punched another, and might’ve cut or stabbed someone else before they stole the belongings of multiple residents and fled, possibly in a car. Other residents/possible victims did not wish to speak to police about the issue.

#2021-195038/North Precinct/First Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 0900 hours, during a follow up investigation into the initial incident on 07-30-21, where DOC arrested the suspect with 3,744 doses of Fentanyl laden pills and $28,924, Major Crimes Task Force detectives discovered that the suspect’s dad had approximately forty thousand dollars of the suspect’s money. Detectives and DOC CCOs believed the cash to be acquired from the illegal sales of narcotics. The suspect’s father agreed to respond to a local police department and meet with MCTF detectives to hand over the remaining amount of currency, some of which he had spent. MCTF met with the father, hand counted and seized $29,900 in US Currency. The money was entered into evidence.

#2021-207490/South Precinct/First Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 0917 hours, vacant house awaiting City permits for teardown and a new build was occupied by two un-authorized persons. Entry to the house was by force. They had a bag of a person’s belongings and tools. Wrench located on sidewalk next to the main water shut off valve, the cover removed, the dirt around the valve dug up and the water was off. Officers arrive and the two exited the house to flee. Officer pursued on foot with only trespassing as Probable Cause to start. The male eluded officers. The female was apprehended and booked. She refused to say anything or identify herself. Print reader was negative. This appeared to be a case of a vacant house targeted for stripping of pipes, wiring and any other metal.

#2021-208046/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 1852 hours, a male in crisis escaped a hospital in the 700 block of Seneca St while being held for a mental evaluation. Earlier in the day WSP and W PCT took custody of the male for threatening to jump from an elevated pedestrian overpass. Once secured at the hospital, the male escaped and made his way to the 7th floor of the parking garage. The male once again climbed onto the edge threatening to jump. Resources from 2nd watch and 3rd watch East, CRG, and Hostage Negotiation Team were eventually able to safely take the male into custody after hours long negotiation. He was booked into SCORE jail for outstanding warrants and a mental health hold.

#2021-208187/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 2158 hours, radio broadcasted “help the firefighters”. First officer arrived and was told that a man with a gun and carrying a child ran inside. Upon SPD’s arrival, Seattle Fire quickly evacuated the area. Officers contained the house. SWAT and Hostage Negotiation Team were requested and responded. The information came in very slowly to the supervisor at the scene. After securing the scene and interviewing SFD, officers learned that no SFD personnel was involved, and no injury was reported. Prior to the HELP, SFD was on scene treating a patient. SFD observed a male getting assaulted by 3 males and saw one of the 3 suspects displaying a handgun and so they radioed for HELP. No threat was made to SFD, and all suspects ran back inside the house. SFD quickly loaded the assault victim (unconscious) into their Medic vehicle and left when SPD arrived. SWAT and officers surrounded the house and ordered all occupants to exit the house. All occupants exited the house and were uncooperative with SPD. One male was arrested for an Investigation of Assault. A vehicle was impounded pending a search warrant.

#2021-208244/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-11-2021 at 2342 hours, officers were assisting hotel staff in removing a trespassing guest. The guest was trying to get back into her former room, and when denied access, slapped one of the officers, causing transitory pain and a small cut to the officer’s face. The guest was arrested for assault 3 and resisted officers after handcuffing by kicking at and attempting to bite them. She was transported to jail for Assault 3 x2 in an AMR rig. During loading onto the AMR, she purposely elbowed the AMR employee in the stomach causing transitory pain. She was also booked for the Assault 3 on the AMR employee.