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Detectives Investigating Cal Anderson Homicide

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed near Cal Anderson Park early Saturday morning. At 12:33 a.m., 911 callers reported hearing shots near the basketball courts at Cal Anderson Park. Police arrived and discovered a man on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds. Several citizens had already begun… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man For Setting Five Fires At Central District Homes

Police arrested a 27-year-old man for arson Monday evening after he set fires at five Central District homes. Around 7:30 PM, officers and the Seattle Fire Department first responded to a home in the 600 block of 37th Avenue after the resident saw a man trying to set fire to his… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Detectives Investigating First Hill Homicide

SPD detectives are investigating a July 28th assault at a First Hill homeless encampment as a homicide after the victim later died from his injuries. On July 28th, around 1 pm, police responded to an assault at an encampment in the 1300 block of Hubbel Place. Medics transported the victim,… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Shot After She Burglarizes Apartment, Frees Dogs Who Attack Residents

A woman in First Hill was shot Friday night after she burglarized an apartment and released three pit bulls who then attacked two building residents. At about 10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to investigate an animal bite at an apartment building in the 1000 block of University Street. The victim… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Security Guard in Capitol Hill After He Fights, Stabs Trespasser

Police arrested a security guard Monday afternoon in Capitol Hill for fighting with and stabbing a man after asking him to leave private property. At 2:34 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported a security guard had stabbed a man in the 1600 block of Broadway. Responding officers found a 25-year-old male… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured, Gun Recovered After More Than 50 Shots Fired Outside Capitol Hill Nightclub

Detectives are investigating after more than 50 shots were fired outside a Capitol Hill nightclub early Sunday morning, injuring one man and damaging several area businesses. At approximately 2:30 a.m., officers in their patrol car at the intersection of Boren Avenue and Pine Street heard gunshots from the 1200 block… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting Victim Arrested After Fleeing Hospital Naked, Hiding in Dumpster

A man who was shot Thursday afternoon in the Central District later fled a hospital in the nude to avoid being arrested for a felony warrant. At about 3:30 p.m., 911 callers reported hearing shots fired near 27th Avenue and East Spring Street. Police responded to the scene and found… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman for Shooting Outside Capitol Hill Apartment

Police arrested a 36-year-old woman after she shot her neighbor late Wednesday outside a Capitol Hill apartment building. Just before midnight, the victim, a 36-year-old man, was smoking a cigarette outside the building in the 500 block of 12th Avenue when the suspect approached him, pistol-whipped him, and then shot him…. [ Keep reading ]

Man Steals, Crashes Car with Baby in Back Seat

Officers arrested a man Thursday morning in Capitol Hill after he stole a car with an infant in the back seat, rolled the car over in a collision, and then fled the scene. At 11:10 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported a rollover collision at 12th Avenue and East Olive Street…. [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Two Weekend Shootings, Eight Other Incidents of Gunfire Citywide

Police are investigating two separate shootings that left two men injured, plus eight other incidents involving gunfire on Saturday and Sunday around the city. Saturday at 1:20 a.m, officers heard multiple shots near 12th Avenue South and South Main Street. Witnesses in the area flagged officers down and said they… [ Keep reading ]