Two Women Injured in Rainier Beach Shooting

Two women were injured late Wednesday in a shooting in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Around 10:30 PM, two women flagged down officers on South Boeing Access Road and said they’d been shot. The injured driver and passenger—ages 33 and 34—told police someone in a dark-colored sedan had fired on them… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill Burglary Foiled by Dirty Dishes

Police arrested a 38-year-old man for burglary after a witness, who was doing chores, spotted the suspect breaking into a neighbor’s Capitol Hill home. A man was washing dishes inside his apartment, in the 1100 block of 10 Avenue East around 7 PM Tuesday when he saw a man approach… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz Announces Command Staff Change

From Chief Diaz:  May 26, 2021 Councilmember Lisa Herbold Seattle City Hall 600 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98124-4769 RE:      OPA Case No. 2020-0334 Dear Councilmember Herbold, I am writing in follow up to my letter of May 12, 2021, concerning the disposition of OPA2020-0334, and in response to your correspondence… [ Keep reading ]

I-5 Shutdown While Officers Provide Mental Health Services to Man in Need

Police shut down I-5 Sunday morning while they spoke with a man threatening to harm himself on a freeway overpass. Officers responded to the I-5 overpass at Olive Way Sunday morning for reports of a man hanging onto the rail over the freeway. As Officers arrived they immediately contacted Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Two Men Friday Night in Capitol Hill

Officers arrested two men and recovered a handgun during a proactive patrol in the Cal Anderson neighborhood. Officers working in the 1000 block of East Pine Street at 11:15 pm Friday saw what they believed to be a man handing a firearm to another man. The officers investigated further and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Friday Morning Shootings in Kenwood, South Park

Two people were injured Friday morning in two unrelated shootings at opposite ends of the city. At approximately 12:30 a.m., police responded to the 3200 block of Northeast 143rd Street for reports of an argument followed by gunshots. Officers arrived and found a man in the lobby of an apartment… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Stealing Purses, Bags From More Than a Dozen Asian Women

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of stealing purses and bags from more than a dozen women in the Chinatown-International District, Rainier Valley, and Beacon Hill. Over the last six weeks, the suspect approached his victims—primarily Asian women, from 40 to 80 years old—near their vehicles, outside Seattle grocery… [ Keep reading ]

Man and Woman Injured in Lake City Shooting

Police are investigating after a man and woman were injured in a drive-by shooting in Lake City late Sunday. Just before midnight, police received multiple 911 calls about gunfire in the 11500 block of 31st Avenue Northeast. Officers arrived and found a man and the woman on the ground, being attended… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Friday, Saturday Night Shootings

Police are investigating a Friday night shooting in Rainier Beach and a Saturday night shooting in South Lake Union that each left one person injured. Friday at 10:46 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots near the 4900 block of South Fletcher Street. Police responded and found a victim with… [ Keep reading ]

Three Injured in Wednesday Night Columbia City Shooting

Three people were wounded in a shooting near Rainier Playfield on Wednesday evening. Just after 10:00 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots fired near the intersection of 37th Avenue South and South Oregon Street. Police arrived and located two victims, both with non-life-threatening injuries. The Seattle Fire Department responded… [ Keep reading ]