Posts categorized under Detective Jeff Kappel, Author at SPD Blotter

Murder in the Central District

Police continue to look for suspects after finding a 20-year-old man shot to death in the Central District early this evening. At approximately 6:44 p.m. officers responded to 911 reports of shots fired and then a man down in the 500 block of 28th Avenue South. As officers responded to the… [ Keep reading ]

Vehicle Arson in North Seattle, Suspect in Custody

A man who deliberately set a pickup truck on fire in North Seattle late last night is in custody. On April 19th at approximately 10:52 p.m. officers responded to reports of an arson to a vehicle in the 11300 block of Corliss Avenue North. Preliminary investigation indicates that three adult… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired, Man With Gun & Warrants Arrested in the Central District

Officers arrested an 18-year-old man and located two handguns after responding to 911 calls of shots fired in the Central District last night. On April 18th at approximately 7:29 p.m. officers responded to the area of 23rd Avenue and East Union Street for reports of shots fired and cars speeding… [ Keep reading ]

Vehicle/Bicycle Collision With Serious Injuries

A male bicyclist was rushed to the hospital after colliding head on with an SUV early this morning. On April 19th at approximately 12:16 a.m. officers responded to a vehicle/bicycle collision near Boren Avenue and Pike Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that an adult male bicyclist was travelling westbound on Pike Street… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Recover Cell Phone Taken in Robbery

A juvenile male sits in jail after stealing a cell phone during a robbery in a West Seattle park last night. On April 18th at approximately 11:05 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of a fight disturbance in Lincoln Park located in the 8000 block of Fauntleroy Way SW. Upon arrival… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Shooting in the Central District is now a Homicide

The shooting from early this morning is now officially a homicide investigation. The 24-year-old male victim transported to Harborview Medical Center died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the shooting. There is no suspect information available at this time. The Seattle Police Department does not identify nor… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Officer Flagging Traffic South of Downtown Struck and Injured by Hit & Run, DUI Driver

An off-duty uniformed officer flagging traffic south of downtown is struck and injured by a Hit & Run, DUI driver early this afternoon.   On April 18th at approximately 1:59 p.m. officers responded to reports of a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian at 1st Avenue South and South Atlantic Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that an… [ Keep reading ]

Man Stabbed During Home-Invasion in West Seattle

Two suspects remain at large after stabbing a man during a home-invasion in West Seattle early this morning. On April 18 at approximately 12:13 a.m. officers responded to the report of a stabbing at an apartment in the 9200 block of 20th Avenue SW. Preliminary investigation indicates that the adult… [ Keep reading ]

84-Year-Old Man Assaulted in Home Invasion Robbery

Two men remain at large after robbing and assaulting an 84-year-old man sleeping in bed late last night. On April 15th at approximately 11:42 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of a home invasion robbery at a residence in the 700 block of NW 120th Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Has Face Slashed With A Knife In A Bar Fight

A woman slashed another woman across the face with a knife in a bar fight in South Seattle early this morning. On April 13th at approximately 12:20 a.m. officers responded to a fight disturbance at the Rose Petal Bar in the 6900 block of MLK Jr. Way South. Preliminary investigation indicates… [ Keep reading ]