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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 […]

Woman Returns Home to Find Masked Men Robbing Friends
posted: November 5, 2014
Two armed men broke into a West Seattle home Tuesday looking for marijuana and made off with a laptop and Xbox controller after pointing guns at the women living there. A woman told police she was returning home when she saw two unknown men leaving her house in the 9000 block of 8th Avenue Southwest.  […]

Masked Men Assault and Rob South Seattle Homeowner
posted: November 1, 2014
Detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery where three masked burglars barged into a home and assaulted a man early Saturday morning. Officers rushed to the call in the 4500 block South Findlay St. at 12:30 AM Saturday. The victim said he was sleeping when he heard a knock at the back door of his home.  The victim checked […]

Ten Injured In Multiple Car Crash
posted: October 31, 2014
Detectives are investigating after a truck careened into at least nine other vehicles in South Seattle just before the evening commute. Witnesses said that just before 5 PM Friday the suspect’s vehicle was traveling at speeds in excess of 65 MPH south along the 9200 block of Rainier Ave. South.  They said the  70-year-old driver […]

Unhappy Meals: Police Investigating Three Assaults at Seattle Burger Joints
posted: October 30, 2014
This week was a royale (with cheese) pain-in-the-ground-chuck for employees and customers at Seattle burger joints, with a full order of complaints, spittle and a weaponized milkshake. The smorgasbord of assaults started around lunch time Monday when the manager of a restaurant in the 13200 block of Aurora Avenue North noticed a woman wearing a black jacket, black […]

Police Investigating After Beacon Hill Home Struck By Gunfire
posted: October 29, 2014
Police are investigating after a Beacon Hill home was struck by gunfire Wednesday afternoon. After receiving reports of the shooting around 2:40 PM, officers arrived in the 5100 block of S. Avon Street and found a home damaged by gunfire. A resident of the home told officers he had walked out of the house after the shooting […]

(Updated) Man Fatally Shoots Daughter, Granddaughter Before Turning Gun On Himself
posted: October 27, 2014
A man in his 60s fatally shot his daughter and granddaughter Monday evening inside a home in the 6300 block of S. Fountain Street before turning the gun on himself. Police received a call around 8:15 pm from a 10-year-old boy, who said his grandfather had brandished a handgun at the boy’s mother and sister before shooting […]


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