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Wednesday – July 13, 2022

#2022-180827/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 1229 hours, the Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of an overdose, which came to 911 via the crisis line. When Fire personnel were on scene to treat the OD, they observed one patient was armed with a handgun. They backed out and as Seattle Police arrived. The suspect was identified, and it was determined he had a history of deliberate overdose suicide attempts. The suspect also had assaultive toward officers, mental, and weapon cautions. Patrol officers established a contact team and contained the suspect within his apartment. CRT established dialog with the suspect over the phone, via the 911 call taker. The suspect’s mental status continued to de-compensate as he spoke with police. The suspect told police he was armed with multiple weapons, including firearms, and said it was, “a bad idea” to put his firearm in a safe location. Probable cause existed for unlawful possession of firearms and a warrant was obtained. HNT was activated and SWAT responded. After nearly three hours of negotiation, the suspect reluctantly surrendered without incident. The suspect’s words, actions, and behavior were consistent with a suicide by cop attempt. It was determined the suspect was actually armed with a conducted electrical weapon, not a firearm. There were no firearms in the residence. The suspect was ultimately sent to the hospital on an ITA.

#2022-180848/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 1259 hours, a victim was smoking a cigarette in the 50 block of S Washington street, when a unknown person (suspect) walked up to her. The suspect then punched her in the side of the head causing her to drop her cigarettes. The suspect picked up the cigarettes and walked off with them. Officers conducted an area check but were unable to locate the suspect.

#2022-180850/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 1301 hours, an officer was responding to a 911 call, driving normal speeds for conditions. The officer was mid-block when a juvenile darted out between parked vehicles and into his pathway. The officer swerved away but the front right portion of the push bar struck the pedestrian on the left side of her left leg, which knocked her to the ground. Seattle Fire was summoned to the scene to evaluate the pedestrian and determined no treatment was necessary. Juvenile’s mother was on scene and was a witness. Blue Team investigation completed and Lt notified.

#2022-180971/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 1541 hours, a nail salon on Capitol Hill called 911 to report a male that had been standing outside their business for over 3 hours. The male had spent most of his time staring inside through the window with an angry expression on his face. The victim employees also reported that the suspect would individually point at the employees as if he were trying to intimidate and frighten them and mouth words that they could not hear. The employees told arriving officers that they were definitely frightened by him and had asked him to leave but he refused. The suspect was immediately hostile when officers confronted him. The suspect announced to the officer who arrived that he hated people of a certain race, which included the officer’s race. The suspect then aggressively advanced on this officer, shouting that the officer was an illegal immigrant and that he should go back to his own country. Officers noted that the salon employees that the suspect had been trying to harass were of the same race as the officer. Officers placed the suspect under arrest for Investigation of Malicious Harassment and he was booked into King County Jail. Bias Crimes Unit notified of this incident.

#2022-181043/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 1702 hours, an officer located a stolen vehicle, conducted a high risk vehicle stop, and took the suspect into custody. Officers found stolen property inside the vehicle. The suspect also had a Felony Warrant out of Snohomish County.

#2022-181060/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 1721 hours, a victim and suspect were arguing in victim’s apartment (500 block of Rainier Av S). Suspect then produced a handgun and pistol-whipped the victim in the head, causing lacerations. Suspects then fled the building and were not located.

#2022-181370/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 07-13-2022 at 2349 hours, officers observed two vehicles racing and initiated a traffic stop. Vehicles fled from officers and officers returned to normal driving pattern. Officers continued to observe suspect vehicle from a distance. Suspect vehicle turned down a dead-end street and driver was subsequently arrested. Vehicle matched suspect vehicle involved in South Precinct armed car-jacking/robbery bulletin. Case detective notified. Suspect booked into KCJ for Eluding, suspect vehicle taken as evidence. Case detective to follow up.