North Precinct Officers struck by fleeing suspect

On September 28th, North Precinct officers were responding to 122th & Fremont Avenue N on a prowler call when they were struck by the fleeing suspect’s vehicle.  The patrol vehicle sustained damage to the front end.  The suspect’s vehicle then collided with a parked car and the suspect fled on foot.  Containment was established and K9… [ Keep reading ]

Officer’s quick action prevents shooting

On September 27th at bar closing, a West Precinct officer was in the area of 1st and Blanchard on a premise check for bar closing.  He was advised by security from a nearby nightclub that there was a man with gun.  After a short foot pursuit one suspect was taken in custody.  The suspect had been… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Killed in Boating Accident

On September 27th at 8:37 PM a sailboat (with three passengers) moored off of Seward Park was struck in the stern by a powerboat (with 2 passengers).  The powerboat was driven by a 17-year-old male.  Three of the boaters were taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, one was interviewed and released and a 38-year-old woman was… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired outside nightclub

On September 27th at 1206 AM, off-duty officers working outside of a nightclub in the 100 block of Taylor Avenue N heard several gunshots from the parking lot to the south of the club.  Several units responded and were able to interview a number of witnesses who reported that two vehicles, had exchanged gunfire, and… [ Keep reading ]

Stabbing in East Precinct

East Precinct Officers responded to Harborview Medical Center on 9/27/08 to investigate an assault that happened earlier in the evening.  The victim was reluctant to speak with officers, but eventually told them the stabbing happened on Broadway just up the hill by Salvation Army and said there were 6 to 7 suspects… [ Keep reading ]

Homeless man assaulted in Ballard

On September 26th, North Precinct officers were dispatched to the Safeway store in Ballard on an assault call.  Upon arriving they learned eight juveniles had assaulted a homeless person.  The victim used a shopping cart as a shield between himself and the suspects but some of them were able to get around the… [ Keep reading ]

1 Dead in Shooting at NE 97th & 5th NE

On Wednesday, 09/24/08 at approximately 7:00 PM North Precinct Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 9700 block of 5th Ave NE., with a man down.  Patrol units arrived and conducted a threat assessment and secured the scene.  One adult male was located face down deceased at the scene.  Arriving… [ Keep reading ]

Woman surprises burglar as he attempts to enter her house

On Tuesday, 09/23/08 at approximately 10:45 AM a woman called 911 after she surprised a burglar climbing into the window of her residence in the 3000 block of 27th Ave W.  The suspect, startled by her presence, exited the window and fled the scene possibly by car.  Officers conducted an area check for… [ Keep reading ]

Elderly woman struck by vehicle in West Seattle

On Monday, September 22 at approximately 12:47 PM., a 92 year-old woman was crossing California Avenue SW in a crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle travelling southbound on that street.  The woman later died at the hospital.  The driver of the vehicle stopped immediately and cooperated fully with… [ Keep reading ]

Victim shot in street robbery

South Precinct Officers responded to a street robbery in the 4800 block of S. Garden Street at approximately 11:15 PM.  The suspect armed with a weapon first approached a victim and took his cell phone.  The suspect then approached the second victim and demanded money.  When the victim said he had none,… [ Keep reading ]