Police Investigating Shooting at Aurora Motel

A 26-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting at an Aurora motel late Wednesday. Just before midnight, police were called to the motel in the 12000 block of Aurora for reports of gunfire. Officers found the 26-year-old man laying in the parking lot. Police learned the victim had been… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Shooting at 4th and Main

Detectives are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot near the Chinatown-International District late Tuesday. Around 11:20 PM, police received reports of gunfire near 4th Avenue South and South Main Street. Police found a firearm magazine and blood on the sidewalk at the scene, but no victim. A short time later,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Weekend Shootings in University District, SODO

Police are investigating two shootings over the weekend–one in the University District and another in SODO. On May 6th, around 9:30 PM, police were called to the University of Washington Medical Center after a woman with a gunshot wound to her arm came in for treatment. The victim told police… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man After He Threatens to Kill Girlfriend, Flees Onto I-5

Police arrested a 22-year-old man on Interstate 5 early Monday morning after his girlfriend reported he had trapped her inside his car and was threatening to kill her. Just after midnight on Monday, police received a report that the victim had messaged a friend and said she was trapped in… [ 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 Arrest Burglar After He Accidentally Shoots Himself While Fleeing Scene of Break-In

Police arrested a burglar on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the head while fleeing the scene of a break-in in North Seattle. A resident in the 8200 block of Mary Avenue Northwest heard sounds coming from his home just before 7 AM this morning and found a burglar… [ 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 ]

Police Investigating After Masked Men Rob Middle Schoolers in Two South Seattle Incidents

Police are investigating after three middle school students were robbed in two separate incidents on Monday in South Seattle. Around 4:10 p.m., after school hours, two students were sitting on the swings at Brighton Playfield when two men–both wearing ski masks and black clothing–brandished a gun and demanded their backpacks… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Suspect in Axe Assault at SODO Encampment

Police arrested a man in SODO early this morning after he used an axe, pole, and piece of wood to attack another man in an encampment. Around 3:30 AM, police received a report of an assault near the 1900 block of 4th Avenue South. Police soon found the victim, who was… [ Keep reading ]

Two Injured, One Arrested After Wednesday Night Ballard Shooting

Police arrested the suspect in a shooting that left two people injured late Wednesday night in Ballard. At 11:05 p.m., police were dispatched to a physical fight in progress inside a shelter in the 6500 block of 12th Avenue Northwest. Within five minutes, a 911 caller reported someone had been… [ Keep reading ]