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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 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]
  • Multiple Cars Damaged in Columbia City Shootout
    posted: January 20, 2015
    A shootout between several suspects damaged three cars and a home shortly after 7 PM Monday. Witnesses described a rolling gunfight between the three cars near South Oregon Street and 37th Avenue South. There was a collision, and then more shooting as the suspects got out of their cars. No one was injured. Officers found [more]
  • Columbia City High School Locked Down After Report of Student With Gun
    posted: January 20, 2015
    A report of a teen with a gun sent a South Seattle high school into lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Police received a report from the Interagency High School—located in the 3500 block S. Ferdinand Street—just before 1 pm that a male student was carrying a gun through a campus hallway. As students took shelter on campus and police arrived at the [more]
  • Detectives Arrest Both Suspects in New Year’s Eve Homicide
    posted: January 9, 2015
    Police have arrested both suspects from a New Year’s Eve drive-by shooting that left one man dead. Seattle Homicide detectives, with the assistance of U.S. Marshals tracked down the two suspects, 19 and 22-years-old, to Tacoma where they were arrested Friday afternoon. Detectives from Homicide, CSI and Gangs worked closely with prosecutors and community members during the [more]
  • Detectives Arrest Two Suspects In New Years Eve Gas Station Robbery
    posted: January 7, 2015
    Detectives have arrested both suspects in a violent New Year’s Eve robbery at a Georgetown gas station. Police tracked both men down Wednesday, first arresting a 47-year-old suspect near the 2700 block of E. Madison Street. Detectives interviewed the man at Seattle Police Headquarters and began searching for the second suspect at several locations around the city. [more]
  • Video: Gunman Fires Toward Police On New Year’s Eve
    posted: January 7, 2015
    Patrol car cameras were rolling New Year’s Eve after a gunman fired toward officers on a South Seattle street. The shooting came minutes after police responded, for the second time New Year’s Eve, to a report of a domestic violence incident at a home in the 4200 block of S. Eddy Street. Officers were first called to [more]
  • Woman Shot In Hand Sunday Night
    posted: January 5, 2015
    Gunfire outside a Dunlap restaurant Sunday night left one woman with a gunshot wound to her hand and another person’s car riddled with bullets. Witnesses called 911 shortly after 10 PM to report shots fired in a parking lot located in the 9400 block of Rainier Avenue South.  No one involved in the shooting was [more]
  • Man Shot in Foot After Argument in Dunlap Neighborhood
    posted: January 4, 2015
    Police are seeking answers after a 29-year-old man was found in Renton reporting he had been shot in Seattle early Sunday morning. Officers were called just before 3 A.M. to the area of Renton Ave South and South Henderson Street for reports of an argument and shots fired. The officers arrived quickly and found blood on the sidewalk, [more]
  • Police Investigating Robbery in Rainier Beach
    posted: January 3, 2015
    Officers responded to a robbery Friday evening in the Rainier Beach neighborhood which sent one woman to the hospital. The victims, as husband and wife, had just closed their business in the 9200 block of Rainier Ave South around 7:30 P.M. As the woman was climbing into the passenger seat of her car a man [more]
  • Police Arrest Drive-By Shooting Suspect
    posted: January 3, 2015
    Officers arrested a 20-year-old man for his involvement in a drive-by shooting on December 27th in the Brighton neighborhood. Police were called to a Brighton area home for a drive by shooting shortly after noon. The victims had pulled into the driveway of their home when a trailing car opened fire, striking the victim’s car numerous times. Thankfully [more]
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