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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 ]

Officers Arrest Man After Items Thrown onto I-90 This Morning

Seattle police arrested a 39-year-old man next to Interstate 90 this morning after he reportedly threw numerous items into the road. Around 7:15 AM, Seattle police responded to the Rainier Avenue South on-ramp to eastbound I-90 after witness called 911 and reported a man had thrown objects into the road…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Sunday Night Homicide in First Hill

Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the First Hill Neighborhood Sunday night. Witnesses began calling 911 to report shots fired in the 800 block of Marion Street Sunday night around 8:30. Police arrived within four minutes and found a single male victim with multiple… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Need Your Help Solving Murder of Seattle Artist

Detectives need your help solving a murder of a Seattle artist after her body was found in the Montlake neighborhood. On Sunday, May 30 the body of 45-year-old Necia McKendrick was found on the fringes of Interlaken Park near E. Eaton Place.  Her body had been there for an undetermined… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Thursday Night Homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the Central District Thursday night. Witnesses called 911 at 8:30 PM Thursday to report a shooting in the 300 block of 23 Avenue South. When police arrived they found out that a man had been transported from… [ Keep reading ]

53 Arrested in Citywide Retail Theft Operation

Officers made more than 50 arrests and recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen merchandise on Wednesday following a citywide retail theft operation. Police began the operation before 8:00 a.m., focusing on theft operations targeting nine large retailers and grocery stores around the city. When the operation concluded around 10:30… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Homicide in Montlake Neighborhood

SPD Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman’s body was found in a greenbelt near the Montlake neighborhood. Around 3:45 PM on May 30th, police received a 911 call from a homeowner in the 1900 block of East Eaton Place, who reported finding the woman’s body in a wooded area… [ Keep reading ]

I-5 Shutdown While Officers Provide Mental Health Services to Man in Need

Police shut down I-5 Sunday morning while they spoke with a man threatening to harm himself on a freeway overpass. Officers responded to the I-5 overpass at Olive Way Sunday morning for reports of a man hanging onto the rail over the freeway. As Officers arrived they immediately contacted Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Two Men Friday Night in Capitol Hill

Officers arrested two men and recovered a handgun during a proactive patrol in the Cal Anderson neighborhood. Officers working in the 1000 block of East Pine Street at 11:15 pm Friday saw what they believed to be a man handing a firearm to another man. The officers investigated further and… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman for Disabling East Precinct Garage Door

Police arrested a 34-year-old woman on Capitol Hill late Thursday after a group of black-clad protesters caused significant damage to one of the East Precinct’s entries. Around 11:30 PM, a group of approximately 15 protesters marched from Cal Anderson Park to the nearby East Precinct. Several members of the group… [ Keep reading ]