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Police Increasing Patrols After Early Morning Gunfire Near South Seattle School
posted: December 17, 2014
Police have increased patrols around a Rainier Beach elementary school after staff reported hearing gunfire early Wednesday morning. Staff and students at a preschool housed inside Emerson Elementary—in the 9600 block of 60th Avenue S—briefly sheltered in place around 6:30 AM after calling 911 to report the gunshots. Witnesses reported seeing a gold vehicle—with its alarm sounding […]

Detectives Arrest Suspect In Fatal Shooting At Georgetown Motorcycle Club
posted: December 11, 2014
SPD Homicide Detectives have arrested a suspect in a weekend shooting at a Georgetown motorcycle club, which left one man dead and another critically wounded. Police were called to the club in the 900 block of S. Doris Street just after 4 AM Sunday, where they found the two critically wounded victims. Detectives arrested the 37-year-old suspect […]

Cops Chase Down Package-Stealing Teens In Mt. Baker
posted: December 11, 2014
Police arrested two teenagers around noon Wednesday for stealing a package from the front step of a Mt. Baker home. The homeowner told police one of the teens knocked on the door of his home, located in the 2800 block of 32nd Avenue South. The homeowner called 911 after he peeked out his windows to […]

One Man Killed, Another Wounded by Gunfire at Private Club
posted: December 7, 2014
Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances of a shooting this morning at a private motorcycle club in the 900 block of S Doris Street. Police responded to a report of gunshots at the club just after 4 a.m. When officers arrived, they found two adult male victims injured by gunfire. Seattle Fire medics transported both […]

Police Arrest Two Teens for Burglarizing Dunlap Home
posted: November 26, 2014
Officers arrested two teenage boys Monday after they kicked in the back door of a home in the Dunlap neighborhood and stole some jewelry. The boys broke into a home in the 9100 block of Spear Place South around noon. A neighbor saw them and called police. Officers arrived quickly and spotted the teenagers as they […]

Armed Robbery Leads to Arrest on Freeway
posted: November 23, 2014
Officers arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery in South Seattle Saturday morning. The victim was walking in the 4400 block of South Othello St. when she was approached by the suspect.  The 29-year-old suspect pulled out a sliver handgun and demanded the victim’s purse.  The victim fought with the suspect as he […]

Suspect Pistol Whips Man During Columbia City Home Invasion Robbery
posted: November 12, 2014
Two men pistol whipped and robbed a 66-year-old man after breaking into his Columbia City home Tuesday night. The victim, who is a taxi driver, told police he stopped by his home in the 4400 block of South Brandon Street around 11 PM to check his email when two men barged through the door, which […]

Robbers Force Man to Drive to Bank, Withdraw Cash
posted: November 7, 2014
Two armed robbers pulled a gun on a man Thursday and threatened to kill his family if he didn’t drive them to a Columbia City bank and withdraw cash. The victim told police he was walking to his car outside a grocery store in the 3800 block of Rainier Avenue South when a man approached him and flashed […]

Officers Arrest Teen and Recover Gun After Shooting
posted: November 7, 2014
Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Thursday afternoon after he fired a gun at other people in the Dunlap neighborhood. No one was injured in the shooting. Witnesses reported the gunfire to police around 4 p.m. Officers responding to the scene spotted the suspect, based on descriptions provided by callers, and chased him on foot. The […]

Man Robbed After Hitching Ride With Mom to Sell Pot
posted: November 7, 2014
A robber opened fire on a man in a Mount Baker park Thursday night after relieving him of two pounds of pot and marijuana-infused brownies. Officers responded to calls of shots fired just after 8 PM in the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Way S., where the 38-year-old victim told police his mother had driven […]

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