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Disclaimer: Seattle Police respond to hundreds of events every day. The information you see here is just a sampling. Information is subject to change as case investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged.
  • Police Investigating Shooting Near 27th Ave and Yesler Way
    posted: January 26, 2015
    Police are working to identify two masked suspects who shot and wounded a man in an apparent robbery Monday evening in the Central District. Officers were called to the 100 block of 27th Ave shortly before 5 PM after receiving reports of gunfire. At the scene, police found a 20-year-0ld male with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the back. Medics [more]
  • Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested After Chasing Men, Yelling Slurs On Capitol Hill
    posted: January 26, 2015
    Officers arrested a 37-year-old man early Sunday for threatening three men with a knife on Capitol Hill and yelling derogatory remarks about their sexual orientation. Shortly after midnight, a victim flagged down officers patrolling the area on foot and pointed out a man chasing one of his friends with a knife. Officers quickly came to [more]
  • One Person Shot in Sunday Morning Shooting In Denny Triangle
    posted: January 25, 2015
    Detectives are investigating after a shooting in the Denny Triangle neighborhood ended with one person shot and four injured while fleeing the scene Sunday morning. Witnesses called 911 to report shots fired near Denny Way and Stewart St. at 1 AM. Sunday morning. They said that everyone involved fled the scene including one in a distinctive [more]
  • Woman Arrested after Belltown Shooting
    posted: January 24, 2015
    Officers arrested a woman after a drive-by shooting in Belltown early Saturday morning. Officers were out amongst the late night crowds in Belltown when they heard shots near 1st Ave. and Blanchard St.  A woman immediately called 911 to report a bullet had passed through her apartment window.  Other people reported seeing a white Camaro [more]
  • Four Robbed in Kobe Terrace Park
    posted: January 23, 2015
    Police are searching for three suspects after an afternoon robbery in Kobe Terrace Park. The victims of the robbery flagged down officers as they passed Kobe Terrace Park in the International District around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The three suspects reportedly robbed the four victims at gunpoint, stole several items, including clothing, and assaulted them before fleeing the area. Police are investigating [more]
  • Police Find Burglars Hiding in Shed in West Seattle
    posted: January 23, 2015
    Officers rushed to the scene of a Genesee Hill  break-in Friday afternoon and arrested two burglars after finding them hiding in a shed. A woman called 911 around 3:30 P.M. when she heard the sounds of someone breaking into her home in the 4500 block of 47 Ave Southwest. The woman hid in an upstairs closet as [more]
  • Car Thief Crashes Downtown While Trying to Flee Police
    posted: January 23, 2015
    Officers arrested an auto thief after he crashed while trying to flee from police Thursday night in the West Precinct. A West Precinct officer was on the lookout for a stolen car that had been spotted driving through the city at 9:30 p.m. As he pulled onto 1st Ave. at Seneca St. he spotted the stolen Dodge Dart. The [more]
  • Police Capture Two Teens After Breaking Into a Dunlap Home
    posted: January 22, 2015
    Officers chased down and arrested two teenagers Wednesday afternoon after they broke into a home, confronted a woman inside, and stole money and electronics. A neighbor called 911 when she saw two young men break windows and climb into a house in the 9000 block of Valdez Ave South around 1 P.M. The witness also [more]
  • UPDATE: Two Wounded By Gunfire In Downtown, Belltown
    posted: January 21, 2015
    UPDATE: Officers have completed their investigation at 3 Ave and Blanchard St.  The caller had stated he had been shot in the chest and needed assistance. When officers arrived they discovered the caller had suffered a gunshot wound earlier in life and was asking for assistance with an unrelated issue this evening.  Officers provided him [more]
  • Man Wounded in Early-Morning Belltown Shooting
    posted: January 20, 2015
    Detectives are piecing together what led to the shooting of a 21-year-old man in Belltown early Monday. Witnesses told officers they saw three people arguing shortly before 2 AM and heard a couple of gunshots. The shooting victim was able to flag down a cab and flee the area. Officers arriving at the scene just [more]
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