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February 18, 2015 at 5:01 PM

2 drive-by shootings reported Tuesday night in Seattle

Drive-by shootings were reported in Seattle’s Central District and Beacon Hill neighborhoods Tuesday night, police said. Witnesses told officers they saw a dark-green Chevy Tahoe chase a light-colored SUV while passengers fired at each other near 23rd Avenue and East Union Street around 10:30 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers collected numerous shell casings at…

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January 26, 2015 at 5:26 PM

Man wounded in shooting in Leschi

Update at 5:41 p.m.: Police believe the victim may have been the target of a robbery. He is a 20-year-old man. Police are looking for two suspects. Original post: A man was shot Monday afternoon in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood, according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers responded to near 27th Avenue South and South Washington Street shortly before 5 p.m. and found a man in his…

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December 26, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Police looking for suspects in early morning carjacking

An armed carjacking early Friday morning in the Central District ended when several suspects rammed the stolen car into a utility pole and fled on foot. Several men – at least one of them armed with a handgun  – ordered a woman out of her car at a gas station on the corner of East Cherry Street and 23rd Avenue…

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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

Police are still looking for Ali Muhammed Brown, a suspect in the Central District double homicide. Matalepuna Malu is no longer considered a suspect in a double homicide in the Central District.  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…

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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?

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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June 1, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Seattle police arrest suspect in double homicide

Seattle police arrested Matalepuna Malu, a suspect in a double homicide Sunday. (Photo courtesy of SPD) 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…

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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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