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Drive-by shooting in West Seattle

On November 12th at approximately 11:30 PM, officers from the Southwest Precinct received a call of several shots fired on the street in the 8800 block of 20th Avenue SW.  Complaintants reported hearing the shots and seeing a vehicle driving away from the scene at a high rate of speed. Upon investigation,… [ Keep reading ]

Scooter collision investigation underway

On November 12th, at approximately 3:11 PM, the victim was driving her scooter northbound in the 1900 block of Westlake Avenue. The victim apparently lost control of the scooter and fell onto the street. When the victim fell, her helmet came off and bounced across the street.  Seattle Fire Medics responded and transported… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery on lower Queen Anne

West Precinct Officers responded to a robbery call in the 200 block of W. Mercer.  Upon arrival they learned that at approximately 9:45 PM a person entered the business and ordered some food.  The employee began to ring up the customer when he brandished a handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  A second… [ Keep reading ]

Fatality collision on Aurora Avenue

On November 12th at approximately 2:30 AM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to a one vehicle collision on Aurora Avenue N that resulted in the death of the driver.  It appears the vehicle struck a light pole and a fire hydrant splitting the vehicle in two.  Seattle Fire Medics arrived… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle citizen chases burglary suspects

On November 10th at approximately 1054 hours, an SPD Traffic officer was conducting traffic enforcement in the area of 37th Avenue SW and SW Admiral, when he heard a call from police radio of three suspicious males possibly prowling cars in the area.  Minutes later, the officer observed three males… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired at vehicle in South Seattle

On November 9th at about 1:39 P.M., the victim was driving his car southbound on Seward Park Ave. S. followed by the suspect vehicle, described as a blue or gray colored van.   As the victim approached South Kenyon Street,  he indicated a right turn and as he did the van pulled along… [ Keep reading ]

Occupied burglary near Lincoln Park, suspect in custody

On November 8th at approximately 11:00 P.M., a resident was awakened by noise and glass breaking. He came downstairs to investigate and saw an adult male climbing in through a broken window. The resident saw that the intruder had already thrown a coat and other clothing inside through the window. … [ Keep reading ]

Serious vehicle/pole collision on M L King

  On November 9th at approximately 2:48 A.M.,  a Dodge Caravan was southbound on Martin Luther King Jr.Way passing South  Norfolk St.   As the vehicle entered the 9800 Block, the driver lost control of the van and left the roadway onto the Sound Transit’s light rail tracks. The vehicle struck the steel light… [ Keep reading ]

Semi-Truck Accidents Block I-5

On November 7th at 2:00 A.M., an SPD K-9 officer observed a serious accident on I-5 South near the James Street Exit, which blocked all lanes. A semi-truck fuel tank ruptured, spilling at least 60 gallons of fuel on the roadway. A second accident occurred just north of the scene. SPD officers blocked… [ Keep reading ]

SPD detectives arrest a third suspect in recent homicide

On November 5th Seattle Police detectives arrested a third suspect connected with the recent homicide investigation involving the 53-year-old victim who was beaten and robbed on October 25th near 5th and Mercer. The suspect is a fifteen-year-old male who was arrested in Seattle and booked into the Youth Services Center… [ Keep reading ]