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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.
  • Quick Action by Officers Prevents Probable Shooting in Belltown
    posted: January 31, 2015
    A probable shooting was averted early this morning following bar closing in the 2200 Block of 1st Avenue.  At 2:00 am, a number of officers were in the area monitoring the crowd when they noticed a large disturbance on the street. People began running in different directions, and one person informed officers that a person in [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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Officers Arrest Nineteen After Protestors Block State Highway
    posted: January 19, 2015
    A group of protesters blocked traffic on Highway 99 around 2:30 p.m. today before moving on to block traffic at the Mercer Street/Interstate 5 exit. Officers moved in quickly and made arrests but not before the incident caused heavy delays in the area. At least one protester assaulted an officer, causing injuries that required emergency [more]
  • Customer Claws Cabbie
    posted: January 18, 2015
    Officers arrested a woman after she assaulted a taxi driver early Saturday morning. A taxi driver was providing a ride home for the 25-year-old female suspect.  The driver said that as they drove along I-5 the woman reached forward and began clawing the his neck and punching him.  The driver was able to exit the [more]
  • Man Stabbed During Friday Night Bar Fight
    posted: January 17, 2015
    Officers arrested a man after he stabbed someone during a bar fight in the Interbay neighborhood Friday night. The suspect was harassing a woman at a bar in the 3400 block of Gilman Ave. West at 10:30 p.m. Friday. A man saw the suspect harassing a woman and tried to intervene, causing an argument. The [more]
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