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Man Injured in Tuesday Night Haller Lake Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting in the Haller Lake neighborhood on Tuesday evening. At 8:40 p.m., a man in the 13400 block of Meridian Avenue North called 911 to report he had been shot in the leg. Officers and Seattle Fire Department medics arrived… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating After Robber Shoots SODO Bank Employee

Police are searching for an armed suspect, who shot a bank employee during a robbery Friday afternoon in SODO. Shortly after 1 p.m., police received a report of a shooting at a bank in the 1900 block of 1st Avenue South. The victim, a 34-year-old male bank employee, was transported to… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Two Following Wednesday Afternoon Shooting in Pioneer Square

Police are investigating after a man in his 20’s 21-year-old man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Pioneer Square. Witnesses began calling 911 at 1:30 PM for a report of a shooting in the 200 block of James Street. When police arrived they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds on… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Updates Traffic Stop Guidelines

Chief Diaz sent the following letter to the Office of Inspector General regarding changes to how SPD responds to non-criminal traffic violations: January 14,2022 Inspector General Judge First, I want to thank you for the on-going collaborative approach your office has brought to the Seattle Police Department. You and your team have proven to be engaged thought partners in how to improve public safety in Seattle, with a focus on equity and effectiveness. It is an example of how government and oversight can and should work. As I stated in… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek Info on Violent University District Robbery

Detectives are seeking information about a violent armed robbery in the University District last weekend. Saturday January 8th at approximately 10:00 p.m., the victim was walking home from his job, at Northeast 57th Street and 8th Avenue Northeast. Two male suspects confronted him on the sidewalk – one armed with… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Help Rescue Man From Burning RV

Officers helped pull a man from a burning RV early Thursday in Georgetown. Officers were on patrol around 3:45 AM when they saw smoke billowing out of an RV the 1300 block of South Angelo Street. As the the officers approached the RV, they saw a man and woman attempting… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Recover Over 13 Pounds of Narcotics and 24 Firearms Following Narcotics Arrest

Following a months-long investigation, Narcotics Unit detectives and SWAT officers on Tuesday seized two dozen firearms and large quantities of fentanyl and other drugs, and arrested a suspected narcotics trafficker outside of Seattle. SWAT officers arrested the 43-year-old suspect outside an Issaquah hardware store, and later served a warrant at… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Ride Bikes Down Bus Tunnel Stairs to Arrest Armed Drug Dealer

Police arrested a 23-year-old felon Wednesday around 3:30 PM for possession of a handgun after he led officers on a foot pursuit through the Pioneer Square bus tunnel. Bike officers working in the area of 3rd Avenue and Yesler Way Wednesday afternoon spotted a man selling narcotics. When officers attempted… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Multiple Overnight Shootings

Police are investigating multiple overnight shootings including a man who opened fire in SODO then attempted to flee the scene in a bus before being arrested by police Thursday. In the first incident, Police arrested a 34-year-old man after witnesses saw him fire a handgun in the SODO neighborhood around… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in Pioneer Square Shooting Thursday Morning

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the Pioneer Square neighborhood on Thursday morning. At 8:00 a.m. a 911 caller reported someone had been shot near 2nd Avenue and Cherry Street. Police responded to the area and found a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Officers… [ Keep reading ]