Thursday – April 14, 2022

#2022-093344/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 04-14-2022 at 1745 hours, a woman working alone at a business said a man came in and demanded money while implying he had a gun in his pocket. When the victim gave the suspect a small amount of cash from the cash drawer, he demanded more. The suspect grabbed the victim by the throat and dragged her through the business demanding more money. When he found a safe, he forced the victim to open it by threatening to kill her. The suspect took cash from the safe, sprayed the victim with chemical irritant, and took her phone from her and threw it across the room. The suspect then fled. Officers located possible evidence. Suspect has not been located at this time. Robbery unit notified.

#2022-093511/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-14-2022 at 2100 hours, officers were conducting an operation in the North Precinct along NE NORTHLAKE WY. Plainclothes officers located a vehicle with a stolen license plate. Uniformed officers arrived and the suspect attempted to flee but was taken into custody. A loaded firearm was located on his person despite the fact he was a convicted felon. Officers located 65 grams of methamphetamine inside the vehicle and a large number of stolen identification cards, checks and credit cards. The firearm was reported stolen. The suspect was booked for INV UPFA, INV POSSESSION STOLEN FIREARM, INV VUCSA-PWI, INV PSP.

#2022-093521/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-13-2022 at 2113 hours, officers responded to a disturbance in the 6000 block of Fauntleroy way SW with a male banging on vehicles as they drove down the road. Additional callers to 911 reported a known male in crisis who was experiencing a “mental break”. As officers arrived in the area, information was relayed that the involved subject was armed with a knife and had possibly stabbed themselves. The subject had been hiding in the bushes until officers were on scene and emerged to confront officers. This subject was covered in blood, still bleeding from numerous wounds, and refused commands to stop approaching officers. Officers engaged the potentially armed subject who was screaming, “Shoot me, I want to die!” and detained him following a Type II Use of Force. EMT trained officers arrived on scene and provided medical aid to the subject for self-inflicted lacerations until Seattle Fire could arrive. The subject was transported to Harborview Medical Center for ITA. Incident screened.

#2022-093522/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-14-2022 at 2116 hours, officers responded to the 3700 block of S Hudson St for multiple reports of shots fired. Officers arrived to find a related multi-vehicle collision, evidence of a shooting in the roadway, a possible suspect vehicle left at the scene (Buick LeSabre), and bullet damage to several buildings/residences in the area. Witnesses reported that the occupants of the Buick and a black Chevy Tahoe fired shots at each other, around the intersection of S Hudson St and Rainier Ave S. The Buick attempted to flee WB on S Hudson St when it struck three vehicles and became disabled. The occupants of the Buick fled the scene on foot and were possibly picked up by another vehicle. The Tahoe was last seen fleeing NB on Rainier Ave S and later recovered (unoccupied) by East Precinct Officers in the 100 block of 21st Ave (#2022-093570). GVRU Detectives responded and assisted with processing the scene. Evidence of a shooting was recovered from the roadway and observed inside the Buick. There was obvious bullet damage to the Tahoe. Both vehicles were impounded pending service of a search warrant. As of this report, no shooting victims were located.

#2022-092618/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-14-2022 at 2218 hours, a 911 call was placed by neighbor of involved subject stating shots were fired from the residence next door to them. Officers arrived and contacted subject / homeowner who fired several shots. Subject stated he heard voices on his back porch. They went to investigate and saw 3 unknown males on his porch – one of which was pointing a firearm into the window. The subject homeowner then grabbed their legally owned firearm and fired several shots through his back door which scared the potential burglars away. Suspects were not located. No other damage was located outside of the subject’s house.

#2022-093611/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-14-2022 at 2351 hours, officers were initially dispatched by an alarm at Qdoba but upon arrival, they observed that the Washington Federal Credit Union had also been burglarized. An ATM had been compromised and it is unknown if there were any monetary losses to either business. Officers were able to secure the doors and left a message for the bank manager. An area check was conducted for evidence.