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Statement From the Seattle Police Department

Last Friday, SPD participated in support of other City departments and Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board officers in civil code inspections across ten locations, two of which were well-known LGBTQ+ nightclubs. While SPD’s role in these inspections was solely for purposes of maintaining peace, we – as an organization… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested after Reportedly Assaulting Unhoused Victim in U-District

Seattle police have arrested a 49-year-old man after he reportedly assaulted an unhoused man in the University District on Feb. 1. Officers were called to the 4500 block of University Way Northeast at about 2 p.m. as the suspect was making anti-unhoused statements during the assault near a bus stop…. [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in Central District Shooting

A 21-year-old male was injured, and detectives are searching for suspects after gunfire erupted in the Central District Wednesday night. Shortly after 10:30 p.m., officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired near the intersection of 24th Avenue and East Columbia Street. When officers arrived, they found two victims; one… [ Keep reading ]

Man Shot in Early Morning Shooting in University District

As a man was walking with his bike, he was suddenly struck by gunfire. Police received a report about a shooting in the 4300 block of 7th Avenue Northeast. Callers heard shots in the area followed by someone yelling. When officers arrived, they located a man on the off-ramp to 45th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Man In Critical Condition After Felony Assault in Beacon Hill 

A man stabbed multiple times is in critical condition after an assault Tuesday morning. Around 5:00 a.m., police responded to an area near 27th Avenue South and South Winthrop Street and found a man with multiple stab wounds. Seattle firefighters were already on scene providing medical care to the 45-year-old victim…. [ Keep reading ]

Fatal Shooting in Chinatown International District

An unresponsive man was found on the sidewalk near the Navigation Center early Wednesday evening. Police arrived around 8:30 p.m. in the 600 block of 12th Avenue South and located a man with gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began life saving measures. Moments later Seattle Fire arrived and took over care…. [ Keep reading ]

SPD Searching for Suspects After Husband, Wife Held at Gunpoint During Robbery in Northeast Seattle

Seattle police are searching for three men involved in a robbery at gunpoint in the early morning hours of Jan. 28. Officers responded to the 14000 block of 25th Avenue Northeast in the Olympic Hills neighborhood just after 3 a.m. to find the couple shaken up. The husband told police… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Investigating After Attempted Robbery, Victim Pepper-Sprayed in New Holly Neighborhood

Seattle police are looking for two suspects involved in an attempted robbery where a man was pepper-sprayed on Jan. 28. Officers were called to the scene in the 3000 block of South Willow Street just before 11:30 p.m. The victim told police two men he did not know approached him… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Searching for Suspects After Man Assaulted, Critically Hurt in University District

Seattle police are looking for two suspects involved in an assault in the University District on Saturday night. Officers were called to the scene in the 4300 block of University Way Northeast on Jan. 27 at about 9 p.m. Police were told a 21-year-old man was jumped by two men,… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Two Suspects after Attempted Burglary at Elderly Woman’s Home in Denny Blaine Area

Seattle police have arrested a 20-year-old man and a woman who tried to break into an elderly woman’s home in the Denny Blaine area in the early morning hours of Jan. 26. Officers were called to the 200 block of 40th Avenue East just after 5 a.m. for reports of… [ Keep reading ]