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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 Investigating After Man Wounded In West Seattle Shooting Drives Himself to White Center
    posted: November 30, 2015
    A 25-year-old man told police he was shot twice Saturday night following a dispute in West Seattle, but didn’t notice until he’d driven himself a mile from the scene into White Center. The victim said he was exiting a convenience store around 9 PM in the 9000 block of Delridge Way SW when he was approached [more]
  • SPD Arrests Suspect In West Seattle Arsons
    posted: November 6, 2015
    Police arrested a 22-year-old man late Thursday night in connection with a series of arsons in West Seattle. Officers arrested the man at a bar near SW Oregon and California Ave SW after serving a warrant on his home and finding evidence linking him to several recent fires in West Seattle. Detectives interviewed the 22-year-old and booked [more]
  • Detectives Investigating Overnight West Seattle Arsons
    posted: October 31, 2015
    Arson Detectives are investigating after someone intentionally set two fires in West Seattle overnight. Officers were dispatched to California Ave SW and SW Oregon St at 2:30 AM for a report of a dumpster fire.  Officers arrived and with the help of the fire department were able to get the blaze under control. While officers [more]
  • Update: One Dead, One Seriously Injured in West Seattle Shooting
    posted: October 24, 2015
    Update: The suspect in last night’s homicide was arrested by police this morning.   Homicide detectives are investigating after two men were shot in High Point early this morning following a disturbance. Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the 6900 block of 23 Ave SW just after 1:30 AM. Two victims were [more]
  • Man In Crisis Surrenders to Police After Brief Standoff in West Seattle
    posted: October 20, 2015
    Seattle police negotiators convinced a West Seattle man in crisis to surrender to officers Tuesday afternoon following a domestic violence incident. Police responded to a call about a domestic disturbance at a home in the 3700 block of southwest 106th Street just after 4:15 PM, and learned the man was reportedly in the home with [more]
  • (Update x2) Police Seek Person of Interest In West Seattle Arsons
    posted: October 19, 2015
    (Updates below) Seattle police responded with Seattle fire to three intentionally set fires over the weekend in the High Point Neighborhood in West Seattle. Police and firefighters responded to the 2700 block of SW Sylvan Heights on Sunday around 4:45 AM after receiving a report of two cars on fire. Both vehicles were parked on [more]
  • Woman Arrested In Death of Toddler
    posted: October 2, 2015
    Seattle police have arrested a 20-year-old woman in connection with the death of a 17-month-old boy earlier this week in West Seattle. Police were called to the 6500 block of California Avenue SW on Sunday, September 27th after the young boy was found unresponsive in his crib. The boy’s father called 911 and medics arrived and [more]
  • ATF K9 Helps SPD Find Guns Stashed By Domestic Violence Suspect
    posted: August 26, 2015
    A specially-trained ATF K9 helped officers track down three pistols hidden by a 17-year-old suspect after he attacked his girlfriend Tuesday afternoon in West Seattle. The victim, who is also a juvenile, called police around 1:50 PM and said her boyfriend had just choked her into unconsciousness at her home and fled. She also told [more]
  • Suspect Arrested in West Seattle Domestic Violence Shooting Incident
    posted: August 23, 2015
    A 19-year old man is in custody after he shot his brother inside a West Seattle apartment just before midnight last night. Just before midnight, officers responded to a call of a shooting inside an apartment in the 4800 Block of California Avenue SW.  Officers arrived and contacted the male victim in the hallway. He had been [more]
  • Man Wounded After Robbery Leads to Car Chase and Shooting
    posted: August 19, 2015
    Police are investigating a robbery with shots fired that took place at Hamilton Viewpoint Park in West Seattle last night. Two men arrived at the park at 10:45 PM to meet with some friends. One of the victims got out of his car and was immediately confronted by a suspect armed with a handgun. The suspect [more]