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Detectives Investigating North Seattle Fatal Collision

The driver of a Honda sedan died Friday night after he rear-ended a semi-truck on Aurora Avenue North. At around 10:45 p.m., a King County Sheriff’s Deputy reported a large group of illegal street racers driving near the Shoreline/Seattle city limits. The driver of a Honda sedan in that group… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz’s Statement on What Police Bills Mean for Seattle PD

In recent weeks, the Seattle Police Department has received numerous questions regarding the impacts of House Bills 1310 and 1054, both of which relate to police tactics and use of force. In light of this legislation, Chief Adrian Diaz has provided the following detailed statement,  outlining how this new legislation, in many… [ Keep reading ]

Thursday – July 22, 2021

#2021-186142/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 07-22-2021 at 0100 hours, a male victim was in his vehicle outside his apartment building in the 400 block of Broadway. Victim exited his vehicle to enter his building and was approached by two males who threatened to hang him and called him a racial slur…. [ Keep reading ]

Man Shot at West Seattle Industrial District Encampment

Detectives are investigating after a suspect shot a man in the leg at an encampment near the 1st Avenue South Bridge on Wednesday afternoon. Just after 2:00 p.m., police responded to a shooting at 2nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Michigan Street. Police arrived and immediately applied a tourniquet to a… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – July 21, 2021

#2021-185084/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 07-21-2021 at 0229 hours, officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired near Rainier Av S / S Othello St. Officers located evidence of a shooting. An anonymous witness stated that a suspect was firing a gun into the air from an SUV. The vehicle then… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded in Shooting at Downtown Convenience Store

Detectives are investigating after a customer shot an employee during a dispute in a downtown convenience store late Tuesday. Minutes before 11 PM, the suspect walked into a convenience store in the 600 block of 1st Avenue and brought several items up to the cashier. When the employee began ringing up… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – July 20, 2021

#2021-184425/South Precinct/Second Watch: On 07-20-2021 @ 1208 hours, a male victim was making deliveries in the Georgetown neighborhood of SODO. A cargo truck was blocking his way so he asked the driver (suspect) if he could move it. The suspect became enraged, calling the victim a racial slur and threatening… [ Keep reading ]

Monday – July 19, 2021

#2021-182962/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 07-19-2021 at 0102 hours, officers responded to an armed handgun carjacking at the E Cherry St and 23rd Ave. When officers arrived, they located the vehicle and detained the driver/suspect. Moments later the victim/Reporting Party arrived on scene. Based on the officer’s investigation it was discovered… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – July 18, 2021

#2021-182245/North Precinct/First Watch: On 07-18-2021 at 0631 hours, officers responded to the scene at the request of Seattle Fire for traffic control for a house fire. Fire Marshal determined the fire was suspicious enough to warrant the services of the SPD’s Arson Bomb Squad (ABS). ABS responded to the scene… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday – July 17, 2021

#2021-181233/West Precinct/First Watch: On 07-17-2021 at 0730 hours, a vehicle ran red light at 7 Av / Virginia St at a high rate of speed. A female bicyclist was crossing intersection in a crosswalk and was struck by the vehicle, which caused significant injuries. She was transported to Harborview Medical… [ Keep reading ]