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September 19, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Charges: Suspect in attacks said stabbing people ‘better than meth’

King County prosecutors say a 22-year-old man told Seattle police that stabbing people “was better than meth” after he was arrested for allegedly stabbing two people and robbing another at knifepoint last week. John  A. Fecteau was charged in King County Superior Court Monday with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of first-degree robbery in connection…


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September 9, 2014 at 9:27 PM

Man in wheelchair struck by car in Belltown

A man in a wheelchair was injured Tuesday night when he was hit by a car at a Belltown  intersection, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The man, who is in his 40s, was struck by an SUV at First Avenue and Cedar Street shortly before 8 p.m., spokesman Kyle Moore said. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center…


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August 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Damage to businesses but no injuries in Belltown shooting

Police say an early Sunday morning barrage of gunfire in Belltown caused damage to several businesses near the intersection of  3rd Avenue  and Bell Street, but there were no reported injuries. Seattle police were on patrol when they heard numerous gun shots fired in the 2200 block of 3rd Avenue at around 2:30 AM. Officers arrived…


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April 18, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Chemicals found in Belltown building prompt evacuation

UPDATE, 11:55 p.m. | Occupants have been allowed back into the Belltown apartment building after the hazmat response, SFD said. The incident is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department. ORIGINAL POST | Chemicals found inside a room prompted an evacuation of a Belltown apartment building tonight, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Hazmat crews…


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February 21, 2014 at 7:56 AM

Seattle police searching for Belltown rape suspect

Seattle police are searching for a man who raped a woman in Belltown last month. According to police: a woman was walking near the intersection of Second Avenue and Clay Street a little after 1 a.m. on Jan. 18 when she was attacked by a stranger. The woman told police that the man raped her. The suspect is…


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January 19, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Man carrying gun in Belltown fight, shot in buttocks by police

Seattle police shot a man in the buttocks after they witnessed him carrying a gun during a confrontation with another man in Belltown Sunday morning. Police officials said the officers were responding to an unusually high volume of disturbance calls in Belltown at the time. Police said the victim, in his 20s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life…


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September 24, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Seattle police looking for people in Belltown robbery-related video

Seattle police detectives are asking the public for help with identifying three people in connection with the robbery of a 33-year-old man in Belltown last week, according to a police news release. The victim was found unconscious, without his phone or wallet, near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Lenora Street early in the morning…


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September 7, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Shots fired inside Belltown bar

Seattle police arrested a 22-year-old man after shots were fired inside a Belltown bar about 1 a.m. today, as the bar was closing. No one was injured. Police said a man fired shots inside Cellars Restaurant & Lounge in the 2100 block of First Avenue. Officers saw the suspect run out of the club, according to police spokeswoman Renee…


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July 25, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Man stabbed in neck last night in Belltown

A man was stabbed in the neck during a fight in Belltown last night,Seattle police said. Officers responded to reports of a fight at First Avenue and Lenora Street shortly before 7 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. When officers arrived, both the suspect and the victim ran south through an alley, but were stopped and detained,…


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January 22, 2013 at 6:36 AM

Man shot early today in Belltown

Seattle police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Belltown  about 3 a.m. today. Few details were available, but police said the victim was shot in the stomach near Second Avenue and Cedar Street, and ran two block to Fourth Avenue, where he collapsed. He was taken to Harborview Medical C enter.  The seriousness of his injuries was…


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