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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 ]

Police Seize Five Firearms Following Crisis Call, Arrest Man For Earlier Drive-By Shooting

Police seized five firearms and arrested a 52-year-old man Monday evening, hours after he opened fire on a South Seattle home. Around 4:45 PM, a man in a green sedan pulled up in the 8300 block of Renton Avenue South and opened fire from his car, striking a home and… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Rifle, Handgun After Man Wounded in South Seattle Shooting

Police recovered a rifle and a handgun Monday evening after a 21-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in South Seattle. Around 7:30 PM, police received reports of a shooting in the 7000 block of Rainier Avenue South. Officers found the 21-year-old victim lying on the ground in a parking… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Found Dead in Columbia City Park

Homicide detectives are investigating after a 31-year-old man was found dead Monday morning in a Columbia City park. Police were dispatched to the 3900 block of South Conover Way at 5:19 am Monday to investigate a report of an unresponsive man on the ground in the park. Officers arrived and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Two People Shot Saturday Evening

Police are investigating after two shooting victims were located early Saturday evening. Officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the 2701 block of Beacon Avenue South at 6:50 PM Saturday. When police arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. As officers were… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Gun, Drugs, Cash and Gold in Beacon Hill

Officers seized narcotics, gold jewelry, a stolen handgun and nearly $8,000 cash Thursday morning while serving a warrant as part of an investigation into a suspected drug dealer. Police arrested the suspect this morning and searched his vehicle and home in the 3600 block of 13th Avenue South. Police found… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian Killed in South Seattle Collision

Detectives are investigating after a man was killed early Thursday morning in a motorist/pedestrian collision on Airport Way South. At approximately 2:50 a.m., the driver of a small SUV was travelling northbound on Airport Way South. Near South Norfolk Street, the driver struck a pedestrian. The driver stopped and called… [ Keep reading ]

Two Men Dead After Friday Motorcycle Collisions

Two men died on Friday after crashing their motorcycles in separate incidents. At 12:46 p.m., police responded to a collision at Military Road South and 29th Avenue South. A witness said he was driving northbound on Military Road South when the motorcyclist passed him on the left at a high… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Industrial District Head-On Collision

Police responded to a head-on collision Friday night, but only one driver was still at the scene. Officers later found the second driver at a local hospital and arrested him for DUI. Friday evening at 9:43 p.m. multiple 911 callers reported a head-on collision near East Marginal Way South and… [ Keep reading ]

Two Women Injured in Rainier Beach Shooting

Two women were injured late Wednesday in a shooting in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Around 10:30 PM, two women flagged down officers on South Boeing Access Road and said they’d been shot. The injured driver and passenger—ages 33 and 34—told police someone in a dark-colored sedan had fired on them… [ Keep reading ]