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Driver Kills Bicyclist in Seward Park Hit and Run Collision

Detectives are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a fatality collision with a bicyclist near Seward Park on Sunday. Just before 7:00 p.m., a bicyclist was traveling north on Seward Park Avenue South, east of Wilson Ave South. A motorist struck the bicyclist with their car head-on… [ Keep reading ]

Witness Chases Down Suspect in Early-Morning Arson

A 32-year-old man is under investigation for arson after a witness chased him down and held him for police early this morning near the scene of a fire at a South Seattle construction site. Around 3AM this morning, the witness had just gotten out of bed to use the bathroom… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Rainier Valley Drive-by Shooting

Detectives are investigating a Thursday evening shooting that left one man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Just after 5:00 p.m., 911 callers reported a man had been shot near the intersection of Renton Avenue South and 43rd Avenue South. Witnesses said the suspect fled in a vehicle. Police… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Two Women Shot Near Judkins Park

Detectives are investigating after two women were shot near Judkins Park Monday night. Dispatchers began receiving calls of shots fired around 8 PM near 22nd Avenue and East Norman Street. Callers said they saw a vehicle speeding away from the park immediately following the gunfire. Two women–20 and 22-years-old–arrived at… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man For Threatening Woman and Her Children in South Seattle Hate Crime

SPD’s Bias Crime investigator and patrol officers on Thursday arrested a 51-year-old man suspected of targeting and threatening a woman and her children in South Seattle. On March 16th, a woman was driving with her two children and stopped at a red light at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Georgetown Fatality Collision

A bicyclist was killed late Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a semi-truck in the Georgetown neighborhood. Just before 5:00 p.m., police responded to the intersection of South Michigan Street and Corson Avenue South for reports of a semi-truck vs. bicyclist collision. Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene as… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Arrests Man Suspected of Slashing Brake Lines and Tires on Dozens of Vehicles

SPD investigators have arrested a man suspected of slashing tires and brake lines on dozens of vehicles in and around Seattle and are now seeking additional victims who may not have previously reported damage to their vehicles. Detectives believe the man is responsible for dozens of cases in Seattle—primarily in… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Recover AK-Style Pistol, Arrest Man in Connection with South Seattle Shooting

SPD investigators and the US Marshals taskforce last week recovered an AK-style pistol and arrested a 19-year-old man in Lakewood for a warrant related to a shootout last May in South Seattle. On May 3rd 2020, police were called to the 6700 block of Shaffer Ave South after at least… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Handgun, IED After Finding Felon in Stolen Car

Police arrested a 25-year-old man in the Georgetown neighborhood Tuesday evening after he fled from a stolen car, leaving behind a homemade explosive device. Officers patrolling the South Precinct around 7 pm Tuesday spotted an man sitting in a stolen vehicle in the 7000 block of Marginal Way South. When… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Beacon Hill Burglar, Recover $2,000 in Cash, Merchandise

Officers arrested a burglary suspect after he stole cash registers and cigarettes from a Beacon Hill grocery store early Monday morning. At about 4:30 a.m., officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 4800 block of Beacon Avenue South. As they arrived, officers saw the suspect fleeing the store… [ Keep reading ]