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Police Recover Stolen Truck, Continue to Search for Suspects Following Crash, Armed Carjacking in West Seattle

Police are searching for a group of suspects who crashed their vehicle while fleeing from police, and later fired a shot while stealing a pickup truck at gunpoint in West Seattle on Thursday. Around 2:40 PM, police received a report that a group of two men and a woman were… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Friday Night Fatal Collision in West Seattle

Detectives with SPD’s Traffic Collision Investigation Squad are investigating after a driver struck and killed a pedestrian in West Seattle on Friday night. At 10:01 p.m., multiple callers reported a collision in the 5400 block of California Avenue Southwest. Police responded and found an adult male pedestrian who had been… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating South Park Shooting

One man was injured in a shooting late Tuesday in South Park. Around 11:45 p.m., police were called to the 500 block of Donovan Street for reports of gunfire. Officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center. Police learned two suspects—who are… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded in West Seattle Shooting (Updated)

UPDATE 3/25: Officers were able to identify the suspect in the shooting and later arrested him while responding to a domestic violence incident in the 4700 block of 42nd Avenue SW. Officers recovered two handguns following the arrest and booked the suspect into the King County Jail for Investigation of assault,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man, Recover Rifle, Stolen Car in West Seattle

Police arrested a man in possession of a rifle and a stolen car in the Riverview neighborhood on Wednesday, after a 911 caller reported he was asleep at the wheel of a vehicle on a walking trail. Just after 3:00 p.m., a park goer reported a man asleep in a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Six Weekend Shootings Across Seattle

Two people were shot, one man was arrested, and officers recovered a gun after six separate shootings over the weekend. Saturday evening at about 6:00 p.m., a witness flagged an officer down in the Chinatown-International District and told him someone had been shot at 12th Avenue South and South Jackson… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in West Seattle Shooting

One man was injured in a shooting in West Seattle following a dispute early Wednesday. Around 2 AM, the victim was reportedly standing near 8th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Cloverdale Street when he became involved in a brief altercation with two people. The victim later got into his car and saw… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man In Highland Park Motorhome Stabbing

One man was stabbed early Tuesday following a dispute between a landlord and tenant in a rented motorhome in the Highland Park neighborhood. Around 1:30 AM, the landlord called police and said he’d been stabbed near Detroit Ave Southwest & 1st Ave Southwest. The tenant had also called 911 and claimed… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Investigating Social Media Threats at Schools (Updated)

Update 12/17 — SPD detectives have arrested a 17-year-old girl for threats made against Franklin High School, who admitted to police the incident was a hoax. Police released the teen to her parents and are forwarding the case to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. SPD is not… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Arrested Downtown for Reporting False Kidnapping Story While Her Three Associates Arrested for Carjacking

Police arrested a woman for falsely reporting her child had been abducted in a carjacking on First Hill, and later arrested several of her associates hours later in a connected attempted carjacking in the Chinatown-International District.  Officers were initially dispatched to the 300 block of 9th Avenue at 12:18 AM Thursday after receiving a report from a 19-year-old woman, who said someone had stolen her car… [ Keep reading ]