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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 Arrest Man After He Threatens to Kill Girlfriend, Flees Onto I-5

Police arrested a 22-year-old man on Interstate 5 early Monday morning after his girlfriend reported he had trapped her inside his car and was threatening to kill her. Just after midnight on Monday, police received a report that the victim had messaged a friend and said she was trapped in… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Shoots, Wounds Man Firing Gun in Squire Park Neighborhood

The Force Investigation Team is examining evidence after an officer shot and wounded a man who was firing a rifle in an apartment complex in the Squire Park neighborhood. At 4:34 a.m., police began receiving reports of shots fired in the 1400 block of East Yesler Way. Officers arrived and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Early Thursday Morning Homicide in Capitol Hill

Detectives are investigating after a man was killed in Capitol Hill early Thursday morning. At 12:26 a.m., police responded to the 1800 block of East Olive Way for a welfare check on a reported down person in a parking lot. Officers arrived and found a deceased adult male with significant… [ Keep reading ]

Police Witness Carjacking While Responding to Stabbing Downtown

While responding to a stabbing Downtown Tuesday afternoon, police witnessed a carjacking, leading to a pursuit into the East Precinct and the arrest of the carjacking suspect. At 2:23 p.m., a Downtown ambassador at 3rd Avenue and Union Street was flagged down by a man who said he’d been stabbed…. [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigate Monday Morning Shooting in Roosevelt, Two Other Incidents of Gunfire on Sunday

One man was wounded in a shooting in the Roosevelt neighborhood Monday morning, and police are investigating two other unrelated Sunday incidents of gunfire. Around 7:30 AM Monday, police received a report of a shooting in the 6700 block of Roosevelt Way Northeast. The victim and his girlfriend had awoken… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After Man Fatally Shot in Capitol Hill

UPDATE 3/4/22: Law enforcement in Oregon have arrested and booked a suspect into King County Jail in the ongoing investigation into the February 20th homicide. Original 2/20/22: Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Capitol Hill on Sunday evening. At 6:25 p.m., police responded to the… [ Keep reading ]

Police, Troopers Arrest Catalytic Converter Thieves After They Shoot at Man, Attempt to Flee on I-5

Seattle Police and Washington State Patrol troopers arrested a pair of suspected catalytic converter thieves on Wednesday after they opened fire on a man when he tried to stop them from stealing his car’s catalytic converter. Around 9 p.m., the victim was standing near his car in the 1700 6th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man for Saturday Shooting in Central District

Police arrested a 34-year-old man after he shot another man at a Central District bus stop Saturday evening. Witnesses called 911 around 6 p.m. Saturday to report shots fired at the intersection of 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street. When police arrived they found a 59-year-old man with a… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Saturday Night Gunfight in Capitol Hill

The Gun Violence Reduction Unit is investigating after reports of more than 40 shots being fired during a gun battle in Capitol Hill. Witnesses began calling 911 at 2:30 AM Sunday to report multiple people were involved in a gun battle near the intersection of Pine Street and Melrose Avenue…. [ Keep reading ]