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Man Seriously Injured in SODO Shooting

One man was seriously injured late Thursday in a shooting in SODO. Around 11 pm, officers responded to reports of gunfire near 8th Avenue and Massachusetts Street. At the scene, officers found a man with gunshot wounds, who was receiving treatment from King County Sheriff’s Deputies, who also responded to the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest One, Seize Gun, Drugs, Cash Downtown Thursday Evening

Police recovered a handgun, narcotics and more than $2,000 cash from a suspected drug dealer Downtown on Thursday evening.  At around 5:00 p.m., officers patrolling the Downtown core witnessed a man conduct multiple drug transactions in the 200 block of Pike Street. Police followed him several blocks away and told… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating University District Double Stabbing

Police are investigating after two people were stabbed in the University District on Wednesday evening. At 6:09 p.m., police received reports of a stabbing in the 4300 block of Brooklyn Avenue Northeast. Officers arrived and located two stabbing victims: a 16-year-old male and a 19-year-old male. Seattle Fire Department medics… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man After He Drives SUV Onto Sidewalk at Pedestrians

Officers arrested a man on Capitol Hill on Saturday after he drove his SUV onto the sidewalk in an apparent attempt to strike two pedestrians. Around 2:00 AM, the suspect reportedly became involved in an altercation in the with a street performer and used a racial slur during the incident…. [ Keep reading ]

Police Seek Suspects in South Seattle, First Hill Carjackings

SPD robbery detectives are searching for a group of suspects who stolen three cars at gunpoint in South Seattle and First Hill on Wednesday. At 12:05 AM on Wednesday, the three suspects approached a man at a gas station in the 3800 block of Rainier Avenue South, pointed guns at… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz on SPD’s Consent Decree Compliance Milestone

The Federal Court Monitor’s recent assessment, that the Seattle Police Department has sustained full and effective compliance under the Consent Decree, marks a significant milestone in modern policing. SPD has become the first department in the new era of Consent Decrees to reach this point. We thank the Monitor, the… [ Keep reading ]

SPD, Bellevue PD Arrest Burglars Wanted In String of ATM Smash-and-Grab Burglaries

SPD General Investigations Unit detectives, working with Bellevue PD detectives, have arrested two suspects wanted in a series of recent ATM smash-and-grab burglaries. Over the last year, police have investigated upwards of 60 break-ins in the Seattle area, in which the suspects have used trucks or other heavy equipment, and… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Stolen Truck, Continue to Search for Suspects Following Crash, Armed Carjacking in West Seattle

Police are searching for a group of suspects who crashed their vehicle while fleeing from police, and later fired a shot while stealing a pickup truck at gunpoint in West Seattle on Thursday. Around 2:40 PM, police received a report that a group of two men and a woman were… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Collision Detectives Investigating After Driver Fatally Strikes Cyclist on 4th Avenue

SPD detectives are investigating after a driver in a Jeep fatally struck a cyclist Wednesday morning in a collision on 4th Avenue. Around 10:30 AM, the driver of the Jeep was turning out of a parking lot along 4th Avenue South and Holgate Street, preparing to turn north. The driver stopped… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Shooting at Aurora Motel

A 26-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting at an Aurora motel late Wednesday. Just before midnight, police were called to the motel in the 12000 block of Aurora for reports of gunfire. Officers found the 26-year-old man laying in the parking lot. Police learned the victim had been… [ Keep reading ]