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Saturday – October 1, 2022

#2022-262470/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 10-01-2022 at 0025 hours, multiple callers reported hearing shots near the Fred Hutchinson Playground. Officers arrived and located evidence of a shooting but no victims, property damage, or suspects were located. Officers photographed and collected the evidence.

#2022-262551/East Precinct/Third Watch:

At 0239 hours, officers heard 3-4 gunshots near Broadway/E Pike St. While investigating, officers located evidence of a shooting in the upper parking lot of 1401 Broadway. There were no reported victims or property damage, and there is no suspect information at this time. Officers photographed and recovered the evidence.

#2022-262686/North Precinct/First Watch:

At 0823 hours, multiple callers reported an in-progress burglary. Officers arrived and witnesses pointed out the suspect. A short foot pursuit ensued. The suspect climbed on top of a chain-link structure over some dumpsters approximately 10 feet off the ground. The suspect refused to come down. HNT responded and 2 hours later the suspect climbed down and was arrested. During the arrest the suspect complained of pain and a Type 1 Use of Force was initiated.

#2022-262818/West Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1145 hours, a pre-planned demonstration was held at Westlake park Saturday, regarding issues in Iran. Bike and patrol officers & supervisors monitored the event. Crowd grew to 500+ but was peaceful. After a couple of hours, they decided to march in the street, but were agreeable to suggestions on how to safely accomplish their goal. The M90 emphasis units assisted with traffic control for the march from Westlake to 1st Ave and back. CRG arrived after the march was complete and command was turned over to LT (CRG1) to monitor as the crowd slowly dispersed.

#2022-262925/East Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1400 hours, a victim was making a stop for a food delivery service in the 1200 block of Madison when a robbery occurred. The victim, who is a newcomer to the area, left his keys in the ignition to make a delivery. When he returned there was an unknown male in his driver’s seat about to steal his vehicle. The victim ran to the driver’s side of his vehicle and wrapped his arms around the B-Pillar begging the thief not to take his vehicle. The driver ignored the victim’s pleas and accelerated the victim’s vehicle rapidly, which forced the victim to fall onto the street where he sustained significant injuries including a possible concussion. Officers brought an interpreter to the scene to assist with interviewing the victim and had him rushed to the hospital for his injuries. Officers searched the area but were not able to locate the victim’s vehicle. This incident was screened with Robbery Unit.

#2022-263026/West Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1626 hours, a victim delivery driver momentarily left his running vehicle unattended. Suspect got into the vehicle. Victim stood in front of vehicle to try and stop suspect. Suspect gassed it and the victim went up and over the hood, sustaining minor injuries. Suspect drove vehicle several blocks, then hastily ditched it in a parking lot, smashing into a parked vehicle, and took off on foot. No vehicle pursuit by SPD, but suspect was located shortly after, with a positive identification made by witness. Suspect also had a felony SPD VUFA warrant. Suspect booked and incident screened with A/SGT from Robbery.

#2022-263175/East Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1908 hours, an argument began between a victim and suspect in the 1400 block of E Olive Way. The victim was in his vehicle and the suspect was on a motorized scooter. The victim said the suspect became angry with him for some reason and struck his vehicle with his helmet. The victim driver got out of his vehicle to confront the suspect when the suspect began swinging at him. This prompted the victim to push the suspect off the scooter to stop the assault. The suspect pulled a knife and slashed the victim’s tires. The suspect then came at the victim and slashed at his chest with the knife twice. The victim jumped back just in time, both times narrowly escaping serious injury. The suspect then fled eastbound on E Olive Way as onlookers called police. The victim sustained one bleeding slash to his chest and one shallow puncture wound. The victim was upset by the event and did not want to seek further medical attention. The victim did provide officers with a statement and officers recovered evidence and photos from the scene. Officers searched the area for the suspect, but he was not found.

#2022-263343/North Precinct/Third Watch:

At 2245 hours, officers responded to N 141st and Linden Av N for a report of an explosion with a male heard yelling for assistance. Upon arrival officers located a male with significant injuries to his right hand from an unknown firework. Officers rendered immediate aid until Seattle Fire arrived and took over. An additional unlit mortar type firework was located in the subject’s backpack and secured for ABS disposal. Subject was transported to HMC for additional medical, incident screened by CRG1 and ABS.