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Three Arrested Following Night of Property Damage, Arson Investigation at Business

Three individuals were arrested Friday night after a crowd of approximately 100 people marched along Broadway, causing significant property damage when some individuals broke windows and spray painted graffiti on businesses. At approximately 10:20 PM, the group, many of them carrying shields and wearing gas masks, helmets and body armor,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Six For Property Destruction During Sunday Night Protest

Police are investigating after some individuals in a group of protestors damaged business windows overnight in the First Hill neighborhood. Police began receiving reports that a group of protestors was marching from Cal Anderson park around 10:15 PM Sunday causing property damage. Police caught up with the group around 7th… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Detectives Seek Help Identifying Persons of Interest in CHOP-area Shooting

SPD Violent Crimes detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying several persons of interest in a shooting on June 20that 11thAvenue and East Pike Street. Around 2:46 AM on June 20th, police received reports of gunfire in the area of the CHOP. A 911 call was received indicating… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Serve Search Warrant, Recover Items Used in Weekend Demonstration

On Saturday, July 25th there was a large demonstration that took place on Capitol Hill. Individuals among the crowd set several trailers at a construction site on fire, and damaged numerous cars in the parking lot at 12th Avenue and Alder Street. Damage to several businesses occurred as the crowd… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatality Crash in Madison Valley

Detectives are investigating after a 3-year-old child died following a vehicle collision in the Madison Valley neighborhood. At 4:45 PM Sunday, police were called to the 1800 block of 30th Avenue for a report of a vehicle collision where a child was seriously injured. Police arrived and found a 3-year-old… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Injuries, Precinct Damage, Arrest Updates

Officers are recovering from protests yesterday where they were struck with explosives, rocks, bottles, and wood. Throughout the day officers were moving protesters away from the East Precinct after they threw an explosive at the building causing structural damage. In all 59 officers were injured throughout the day with one… [ Keep reading ]

One Injured, Suspect Arrested in Stabbing on Capitol Hill

On Thursday morning at about 6:15 AM, police were called to a fight disturbance at 28th Avenue East and East Madison Street. Officers arrived and found a 59-year-old man had been stabbed in the back. The Seattle Fire Department treated the victim and he was transported to Harborview Medical Center… [ Keep reading ]

Group Causes Significant Property Damage and Commits Arson in Capitol Hill Neighborhood

At about 9:00 p.m. a group of about 150 people gathered at Cal Anderson park. The group roamed about the Capital Hill neighborhood, doing massive amounts of property damage, looting, shooting fireworks, and committing arson. Individuals from the group broke the windows of a business in the 1400 block of… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Tuesday Night Shooting

Update 7/23/20: One of the individuals injured in the Tuesday night shooting has now died. Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation and are asking anyone with information to please call the tip line at 206-233-5000. Original: Detectives are investigating after two men were shot in the 2200 block of… [ Keep reading ]

Significant Property Damage, Officers Injured During Protest

Update 7/20/20: In response to community concerns, we are releasing body-worn video around the Sunday afternoon protests where 12 officers were injured. In the following video, you can see that as protestors approached the West Precinct officers saw a man walk up to the secured garage doors of the building… [ Keep reading ]