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Tuesday – February 1, 2022

#2022-026511/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 0250 hours, a victim called 911 to report that an unknown suspect was chasing their vehicle shooting at them. Numerous patrol units responded. Suspect vehicle was located nearby, however probable cause for the shooting had not yet been established. Victim vehicle had been struck multiple times by gunfire. Suspect vehicle fled the area and was not located.

#2022-026516/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 0255 hours, unknown person(s) caused 2 garbage cans and 2 dumpsters to catch fire at three separate locations. No people were harmed and no structures were damaged.

#2022-026552/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 0422 hours, officers responded to a report of an ‘intoxicated/high male trying door handles’ in the SEAPARK garage. Suspect was located inside a city vehicle. After a period of time, officers were able to get the suspect to unlock the vehicle and assist him in getting out of the vehicle. Suspect made claims that officers broke his bones. Seattle Fire responded and determined the suspect did not have any injuries. Screened with FIT. Level I Use of Force completed. Suspect was declined by King County Jail and transported to Harborview Medical Center.

#2022-026747/South Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 0918 hours, officers responded to 9200 block of Rainier AV S to a report of a stabbing. According to the call details, a female stabbed male with a knife. When officers arrived, they could not locate the victim in the lobby where they said they were. When officers went into the elevator, they located blood. When they got off the elevator there was a blood trail leading to a unit. Officers knocked on the door multiple times. A neighbor came out and stated that she heard a male voice say, “you stabbed me” and a female voice say, ” you stole from me”. Neighbor stated that when officers arrived, they unit became quiet. Due to exigent circumstances and community caretaking officers kicked in the door. While doing a search, officers found a bloody knife and a female hiding in the closet. Officers searched the building for the victim, but he was not located. Blood was found on a different floor of the apartment complex, but no one stated that they saw anything. Hospitals were notified of a possible male coming in for a stab wound. Homicide was notified of the incident. Female was I&R from scene.

#2022-026240/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 1215 hours, officers coordinated with Homicide to do a follow-up on an assault that occurred on 01/31/2022. The incident involved the random attack on a victim with a baseball bat as she walked home. The officer doing the follow up was reviewing video of the incident when the suspect walked by. More units were called to the location and officers apprehended the suspect without incident. The suspect was booked into King County Jail and Homicide was notified.

#2022-026911/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 1241 hours, a suspect refused to leave a business owner’s premise. At one point the suspect threatened to kill the victim while using bias words. The suspect also exposed himself and made threats towards officers. Once the suspect was in custody, officers developed Probable Cause for felony property damage at a nearby business for the same suspect.

#2022-026972/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 1408 hours, a solo motorcycle officer was travelling eastbound, in the 800 block of S. Walker St. The driver of a gold 1980s BMW was travelling westbound, slowed down before making a U-turn. As the driver was making the U-turn, his vehicle struck the motorcycle which ejected the officer. The driver stated that he did not see the motorcycle officer approaching him. Seattle Fire Medics responded to the scene and later transported the officer to Harborview Medical Center. The officer sustained bumps and bruises but no broken bones. The driver showed no signs of impairment during the investigation. Traffic Collision Investigation Squad was notified of the incident.

#2022-027055/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 1604 hours, a male victim and his female employee arrived at their business to get it ready for the grand opening next week. Upon arrival to the store, they observed the suspect sleeping in front of door to the shop with all her belongings strewn about. The male victim asked her if she could move, and the suspect pulled out a 12-inch fixed blade knife and made numerous bias remarks towards the victim. The victim advised the suspect he was armed and stepped back and called 911. Officers arrived and took the suspect into custody and recovered the knife.

#2022-027072/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 1619 hours, a male appx 6′ with tan pants and green hoody approached a cashier in a music store and presented a ukulele for purchase. When the cashier opened the register, the suspect pulled out a black handgun and demanded cash. The cashier gave him $100. and the suspect also left with the ukulele running northbound through an alley. Containment was set up and area checked thoroughly. Screened with Robbery.

#2022-027084/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 1626 hours, an off-duty employee suspect of a restaurant in the area of 4 Ave/Pike St got into a physical altercation with an employee from the neighboring restaurant. The suspect pushed the victim several times and then began digging into his own backpack. The victim felt worried about the suspect digging around in his backpack, so they sought shelter inside their restaurant. The suspect then pulled a loaded handgun from the backpack and pointed it at the victim through the window, causing the victim to seek cover. The suspect then placed the handgun back into the backpack and walked away. Officers located the suspect nearby. Officers gave the suspect orders to stop, which the suspect ignored. The suspect walked for several blocks while ignoring officers’ commands and flipping them off. Eventually, the suspect’s routes of escape were cut off and he was taken into custody without further incident. A loaded “ghost gun” 9mm handgun was recovered. Suspect was booked into King County Jail for Felony Harassment and VUFA.

#2022-027354/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-01-2022 at 2331 hours, an SPD officer had a vehicle elude him in the area of Belltown. About five minutes later 911 callers reported a disabled vehicle also in the Belltown. area. The vehicle was discovered to be a stolen automobile and the suspect was still on scene. The suspect attempted to steal several other cars. Responding officers located the suspect nearby attempting to gain entry into an occupied vehicle. He was arrested after a short foot pursuit. No officers or citizens were injured.