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July 25, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Bank guard, 2nd man involved in shooting both improving

A bank security guard and a second man wounded Thursday in Seattle have improved to serious condition. Harborview Medical Center says both remain in intensive care Friday. They were in critical condition when they were admitted. Police are still trying to sort out whether it was an attempted robbery or something else that led to the…

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June 11, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Man arrested in Seattle double homicide no longer a suspect

The man arrested in connection with a Central District double homicide on June 1 is no longer considered a suspect, KING 5 reported today. Matalepuna Malu was arrested the day of the double homicide, when Dwone Anderson-Young, 23, and Ahmed Said, 27, were fatally shot near Anderson-Young’s house in the 500 block of 29th Avenue…

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June 5, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Service for double-homicide victim will be June 14

A memorial service for Dwone Anderson-Young, a 23-year-old man killed in a Central District double homicide last weekend, will be held at 11 a.m. June 14 at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2801 S. Jackson St. in Seattle Anderson-Young and Ahmed Said, 27, were fatally shot in the 500 block of 29th Avenue South just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday. One man has been…

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June 4, 2014 at 5:43 AM

2nd victim identified in Central District double slaying

The second man fatally shot near South King Street and 29th Avenue South, in the Central District, on Sunday has been identified by police as Dwone Anderson-Young. Matalepuna Malu is being held in connection with the slayings of Anderson, 23, and Ahmed Said, 27. Police say the killings were not gang related; a motive has not been released…

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June 1, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Sunday Memo: Two shot dead … Dog rescued … He let father die?

Two men shot dead: Two young men were shot to death early Sunday in Seattle’s Central District.   Swift water rescuers retrieve dog: A dog riding in the back of a truck was rescued when the truck rolled into the river in Winthrop. Vancouver man charged with letting father die: Authorities say a Clark County…

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June 1, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Seattle police arrest suspect in double homicide

Seattle Police are searching for Matalepuna Malu, a suspect in a double homicide Sunday.

Seattle Police captured a 26-year-old suspect Sunday afternoon in downtown, after he allegedly shot two young men in the Central District. The identities of two young men shot to death early Sunday in Seattle are still unknown, but their suspected killer, Matalepuna Malu, was arrested this afternoon. Police say officers responded to reports of gunfire at 2:22 a.m. and found the men…

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May 14, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Woman allegedly stabs boyfriend in the head

Seattle police are searching for a woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the head in Seattle’s Central District this morning. The victim, who managed to call for help after being stabbed, was seriously injured and taken to Harborview Medical Center, said police spokeswoman Renee Witt. Officers know the woman’s identity, Witt added. Police said the suspect, 53, attacked the…

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April 19, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Man fatally shot in Central District

Update| 4:40 p.m. A 24-year-old man was shot and killed early this morning in Seattle’s Central District. Police responded to 911 calls at 2:35 a.m. reporting shots fired at the 2200 block of East Union Street. They found the the man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the chest, and he was taken to Harborview Medical Center. The Seattle…

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March 31, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Police: Heavy rainfall thwarted arson at construction site

Investigators believe the weekend’s heavy rainfall prevented an arson at a Central District construction site, according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers responded to a development near 21st Avenue East and East Fir Street after a work crew found two Molotov cocktails had been thrown through the window of a home under construction. Only one broke…

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January 27, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Sex offender accused of trying to lure girls in Seattle

Seattle police arrested a registered sex offender after he allegedly tried to lure two 12-year-old girls into his van in the Central District Monday evening. Officers responded to the area near 23rd Avenue and East Yesler Way at 5:25 p.m. after reports of a man enticing a girl into a light-colored minivan. Officers contacted the 72-year-old…

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