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Detectives Investigating Thursday Afternoon Shooting in Magnolia

Detectives are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot near Ella Bailey Park on Thursday afternoon. At 1:35 p.m., park goers heard shots near the intersection of 27th Avenue West and West Smith Street. Police responded and located a shell casing, but no victims. Witnesses reported the suspect had fled… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested After Attacking Woman in King County Courthouse Bathroom

Police arrested a 35-year-old man Thursday after he assaulted a woman inside the King County Courthouse. The victim, who works at the courthouse, had gone into the bathroom and found the man inside. The suspect attempted to assault her and the woman screamed for help and fought with the man…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating South Lake Union Hit and Run

Detectives are investigating a hit and run collision that occurred Tuesday afternoon near an encampment in South Lake Union. Approximately ten minutes after 3:00 p.m., police responded to a motorist/pedestrian collision near an encampment at Dexter Avenue North and Mercer Street. Seattle Fire Department Medics also responded and transported the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Stolen Catalytic Converters, Handgun and Narcotics After West Seattle Theft

Police arrested recovered nine catalytic converters, along with large quantities of heroin, meth and cash, and a stolen handgun, after a West Seattle resident called 911 last week and reported a man was sawing something off his neighbor’s car. Around 3:30 PM on July 22nd, a resident in the 10000… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Pepper Sprays Mother and Child, Gets Arrested

Police arrested a 32-year-old woman Monday after she pepper-sprayed a woman and her child in an elevator at the Pike Place Market. Police responded to a report of an assault at Pike Place around 4:30 pm Monday. Officers arrived within two minutes and immediately found the suspect pushing a stroller… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured In Yesler Terrace Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was wounded Monday morning inside an encampment near the Yesler Terrace neighborhood. Witnesses began calling 911 after hearing shots fired in the 800 block of Yesler Way at 8:30 AM Monday. Officers quickly arrived and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Sunday Night Lake City Homicide

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed Sunday night outside an apartment building in the Lake City neighborhood. Just after 10:00 p.m., several 911 callers reported hearing a series of shots near an apartment building in the 12700 block of 33rd Avenue Northeast. A security guard at… [ Keep reading ]

Three Killed, Five Injured in Sunday Morning Shootings

In a span of three hours on Sunday morning, three people were killed and five were wounded in a series of unrelated shootings in Belltown, Pioneer Square, the Chinatown-International District and Capitol Hill. At 1:48 a.m., a bar employee in the 2200 block of 1st Avenue reported a physical fight… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Friday Night Homicide in Roosevelt Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the Roosevelt neighborhood Friday night. At 9:42 p.m., 911 callers reported hearing shots in the 1000 block of 63rd Avenue Northeast. Police and Seattle Firefighters responded and found a man in a vehicle with a gunshot wound. Lifesaving measures were… [ 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 ]