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Saturday- August 19, 2023

#2023-238408/South Precinct/Third Watch:

At about 0100 hours, calls started coming in of shots having been fired outside a motel by 3 subjects with covered faces. A total of 13 spent casings were recovered from the scene. There was also evidence on scene that there was at least one subject injured. That subject was later dropped off at HMC with a GSW. GVRU was notified. South Patrol processed the scene.

#2023-238444/North Precinct/Third Watch:

At 0149 hours, a victim was walking with a group of friends all people of Asian race. There were some that were walking in the bicycle lane. When they walked past the suspect in a parked van, the suspect honked their horn to the at the group. Some yelled out “why would you do that?” The suspect then yelled out to make a point. The suspect then began using racial slurs at the victim and told him to go back to his country. The victim and others yelled out to the suspect to shut his mouth. At that point, the suspect got out of the van and pulled what appeared to be a handgun and held it at his side. The group ran off and hide in the bushes and called 911. Officers arrived and detained the suspect. They recovered a very realistic looking BB gun. The suspect was booked for Malicious Harassment. All notification were made.

#2023-268573/South Precinct/First Watch:

Multiple officers dispatched to a call of a shooting where a suspect was on foot chasing a vehicle and shooting at it in the area of 23 Ave S / S Walker St. Units arrived and did not locate any armed suspect out on the street. A nearby hookah bar had a number of patrons and a disturbance ensued, then the shooting. No other patrons or security was able to provide any suspect or victim information. Officers located 2 FCC on 23 Ave S south of S Walker St. Also located were 3 live rounds as if the shooter had cleared a malfunction. No property damage located. Neighboring business with cameras was closed. Scene processed and evidence collected. Group page sent out by CSCC.

#2023-238828/West Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1213 hours, officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Mercer St. The victim stated that a suspect entered the coffee shop and began to ask patrons to buy him coffee and food. When she asked him to leave, the suspect began to call her derogatory names. The suspect then spat on her. The suspect broke a large window and then left the coffee shop on foot. The victim stated that when the male employee told the suspect to leave, he didn’t call them any names, nor did he assault them. The victim stated that she was the only female employee in the shop and feels the suspect did assault her because of her gender. The suspect was located, arrested and booked into the King County Jail for Hate Crime Offense and Malicious Mischief.

#2023-238898/West Precinct/Second Watch:

At approximately 1315 hours, officers were dispatched to an assault in progress in the 2000 block of 3 Av. The victim stated to officers that the suspect hit him about 20 times in the head with a metal object, the suspect also destroyed the victim’s property. While officers were interviewing the victim, the suspect began to spray a fire extinguisher all over the 3rd floor. The suspect then entered a 3rd floor balcony and began to throw items off the balcony. At one point, the suspect threw a metal object at an officer standing on 3rd avenue. When officers entered the 3rd floor, they saw the suspect actively assaulting a female resident. Officers moved in to stop the assault and arrest the suspect. Suspect was arrested and booked for Unlawful imprisonment, Assault 2, Assault 3, Felony Harassment, and Assault 4.

#2023-239123/North Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1706 hours, Lynnwood PD advised that they were entering Seattle following a vehicle which had rammed a Lynnwood PD patrol car and eluded. The vehicle appeared to have one occupant, although this is not certain. The vehicle was followed to an apartment complex in the Green Lake neighborhood where the driver dumped the vehicle and fled. SPD units assisted Lynwood PD K9 attempt to track, but it was unsuccessful. A unit of the apartment adjacent to where the vehicle was left was checked and found to be clear. Lynwood PD took custody of the vehicle and will handle follow-up.

#2023-239123/North Precinct/Second Watch:

Officers located a robbery warrant suspect. Suspect attempted to flee in a vehicle. When that failed, he fled on foot while clutching his waistband. Officers pursued and as the chase continued, the suspect pulled a handgun from his waistband and ran with it in hand. An officer in the chase successfully deployed a taser, ending the chase and disabling the suspect. It was unclear if the deployment caused the suspect to drop the firearm or if it was sloughed immediately before the deployment. A stolen firearm was located less than five feet from the arrestee.

#2023-238995/West Precinct/Second Watch:

Caller stated she was on the phone with her friend when the friend suddenly called out for assistance. The victim claimed that her boyfriend would not let her leave. Before officers arrived, the victim was able to get out of the apartment. Victim told officers that she had been strangled by the suspect, he threatened her with a knife and had a gun. Officers set up containment on the unit and had off and on communication with the suspect. HNT arrived and continued to speak to the suspect for a peaceful resolution. A signed search warrant was brought to the scene. After several hours the suspect exited his apartment and was taken into custody without further incident.

#2023-239297/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

At 2026 hours, complainants called in to report shots located at the 5900 BLK of 34 Ave SW. Officers arrived and checked the area for victims and evidence. Officers reviewed video from a witness, and 5 shots were heard in the video. A 45-caliber round was recovered in the alley, but it appeared to be old.

#2023-239085/East Precinct/Second Watch:

At 1618 hours, officers from an outside agency in California placed a service call to SPD Dispatch regarding the whereabout of a kidnapping suspect and victim. The suspect was believed to be staying at a home in the Central District Neighborhood. SPD Resources from Narcotics, Intel, CRG, SWAT, HNT, MCTF, RTCC and CVTF coordinated in attempt to locate the suspect and notify outside agencies from both Washington and Oregon. An Amber Alert was initiated through WSP for the Victim. At the time of the SIR, the victim and the suspect were still outstanding.