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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.
  • Man Opens Fire In Grocery Store Parking Lot
    posted: August 2, 2015
    Officers are searching for a gunman after he fired shots in a Dunlap neighborhood grocery store parking lot Sunday. Witnesses called 911 just after 6:30 this evening to report a man firing a gun in the 9200 block of Rainier Ave. S.  Witnesses said the shooter pulled out an hand gun and began firing shots [more]
  • Man Killed In New Holly Shooting
    posted: July 31, 2015
    Officers are investigating a homicide that occurred today in the New Holly neighborhood. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 3 p.m. Friday saying that a man was shot at the intersection of 44 Ave. S. and S. Cloverdale St.  When officers arrived they found the adult male victim on the sidewalk and they immediately called for medics. Medics attempted [more]
  • Teen Injured In Early Morning Georgetown Shooting
    posted: July 30, 2015
    A 17-year-old was wounded by gunfire early Thursday morning in the Georgetown neighborhood. Witnesses began calling 911 just before 3 a.m. reporting shots fired in the 6300 block of 6 Ave. S. A teen was standing on the sidewalk when he heard shots fired, one of which struck him in the leg.  A group of friends began loading the [more]
  • Two Arrested for Involvement in a Dog Fighting Operation in South Seattle
    posted: July 28, 2015
    Two suspects were arrested on multiple charges surrounding a dog fighting operation in South Seattle last Thursday. The case began with Seattle Animal Shelter investigating neighbors’ complaints of dogs tied up and barking in the 4200 block of S Kenny St. Another complaint led to one of the dogs being recovered by a City of [more]
  • Cops Recover Two Pistols After Catching Teen Felon Driving Stolen Car
    posted: July 24, 2015
    Detectives arrested a teen  Thursday evening after officers found him driving around in a stolen car, carrying two guns. Gang Unit Detectives were patrolling near Martin Luther King Jr Way S. and S Dearborn St.  just before 8 PM when they spotted a car believed to have been involved in a shooting days earlier. Detectives [more]
  • Police Investigate International District Homicide
    posted: July 23, 2015
    On 07-23-15 at about 02:54 hrs 911 received calls reporting multiple shots fired in the area of 8th Avenue and S. Weller St. Patrol officers responded immediately and located a victim with life threatening injuries. Seattle Fire responded and transported the victim to Harbor View for treatment. It was later reported the victim did not [more]
  • Family Trip to Shooting Range a Misfire After Dad Pulls Gun on Motorist
    posted: July 22, 2015
    A 35-year-old Burien man was on his way to a shooting range Tuesday, to celebrate his son’s birthday, when he was arrested for pulling a gun on another man during an apparent road rage incident. A distraught motorist flagged down an officer near 4th Avenue and Holgate Street around 1 PM and said another driver had [more]
  • Law and Order: Special Georgetown Unit
    posted: July 21, 2015
    It was 3 AM Sunday morning when an alert security guard, on watch (or break) in the parking lot of the Georgetown Arby’s, looked up from the Law & Order episode playing on his cellphone and spotted a real-life crime-in-progress. Across the street, the guard spotted a man climbing through the shattered window of a [more]
  • UPDATE: Detectives Investigating after Pregnant Woman Shot in Dunlap Neighborhood
    posted: July 20, 2015
    UPDATE: Homicide detectives are releasing video of the June shooting of a pregnant woman hoping to generate new leads. Cameras at a business near Rainier Avenue S. and S. Rose Street captured two people walking down the sidewalk just after 2 AM on . Moments after stepping into view, the two suspects pull out guns and fire shots across [more]
  • Drunk Men Arrested After Turning Backyard Into Makeshift Shooting Range
    posted: July 20, 2015
    Seattle police arrested two very drunk men early Sunday after they set up a makeshift shooting range in their backyard and fired volleys of shots through car windows, a tree, and into a neighbor’s bedroom. Police first received reports of gunfire near the 9100 block of 50th Avenue South around 1:20 AM Sunday, but weren’t able [more]