Man Wounded In Capitol Hill Shooting

A 29-year-old man was wounded in a shooting near Cal Anderson Park on Wednesday after an apparent marijuana deal turned into a robbery. Around 10:40 AM, witnesses flagged down officers near Cal Anderson Park and said they’d just heard gunshots in the area and said a man with a gunshot… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Recover Over 13 Pounds of Narcotics and 24 Firearms Following Narcotics Arrest

Following a months-long investigation, Narcotics Unit detectives and SWAT officers on Tuesday seized two dozen firearms and large quantities of fentanyl and other drugs, and arrested a suspected narcotics trafficker outside of Seattle. SWAT officers arrested the 43-year-old suspect outside an Issaquah hardware store, and later served a warrant at… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded in Central District Shooting

A 53-year-old man was wounded in a shooting early Wednesday in the Central District. Around 2:15 AM, police responded to a report of gunfire in the 1500 block of East Cherry Street. Officers found the victim—who had been shot in the stomach—lying in a doorway inside an apartment building. Police… [ 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 ]

Officers Ride Bikes Down Bus Tunnel Stairs to Arrest Armed Drug Dealer

Police arrested a 23-year-old felon Wednesday around 3:30 PM for possession of a handgun after he led officers on a foot pursuit through the Pioneer Square bus tunnel. Bike officers working in the area of 3rd Avenue and Yesler Way Wednesday afternoon spotted a man selling narcotics. When officers attempted… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest 35 People In Downtown Organized Retail Theft Operation

Officers arrested 35 people Wednesday at a downtown store as part of SPD’s ongoing work to deter organized retail theft. Throughout the day, officers watched individuals steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of cutlery, kitchen sets, detergent, and large quantities of liquor from the store and walk out the… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded in Chinatown-International District Shooting

One man was wounded in an overnight shooting in the Chinatown-International District. Around 12:20 AM, officers responded to a reported shooting at 10th Avenue and South King Street. There, officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg. The man declined to provide police with details of what had… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man for Arson at Queen Anne Construction Site

A 25-year-old man set fire to a construction site in Queen Anne and fled the scene on a scooter early Wednesday before he was arrested for arson. Around 3 AM, witnesses reportedly saw the man—who appeared to be experiencing some form of crisis—yelling and upending a portable toilet in a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Multiple Overnight Shootings

Police are investigating multiple overnight shootings including a man who opened fire in SODO then attempted to flee the scene in a bus before being arrested by police Thursday. In the first incident, Police arrested a 34-year-old man after witnesses saw him fire a handgun in the SODO neighborhood around… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in Pioneer Square Shooting Thursday Morning

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the Pioneer Square neighborhood on Thursday morning. At 8:00 a.m. a 911 caller reported someone had been shot near 2nd Avenue and Cherry Street. Police responded to the area and found a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Officers… [ Keep reading ]