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January 22, 2015 at 4:21 PM

Police continuing to investigate double shooting downtown

Police homicide and gang detectives continue to investigate the shooting Wednesday night in downtown Seattle that left two people hurt. Police were called to a report of shots fired near Third Avenue and Pine Street, the hub of shopping, business and transit, at 8:15 p.m. No arrests have been made and police have not provided descriptions of…


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May 17, 2014 at 6:23 PM

SPD: Man arrested for tossing glass from downtown window

Two adults were taken to hospitals for minor injuries tonight, including a man who apparently broke a fourth-floor window, according to a Seattle fire department official. Just after 6 p.m. a man at 601 Third Ave. was arrested for “throwing glass” from the fourth-floor window, according to a tweet from the Seattle Police Department. A woman on the street below,…


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February 6, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Wounded man found on I-5 in Seattle

The Associated Press A man with several gunshot wounds was found about 2:30 a.m. today on Interstate 5 in Seattle near the Mercer Street ramp. The man told Washington State Patrol troopers he had been shot downtown and walked to the freeway. The man, who is in his 20s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.


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September 7, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Police make arrest in downtown Seattle stabbing

Police have arrested a 21-year-old in connection with the Friday night stabbing of a 16-year-old male at Second Avenue and Pine Street. The arrest was made in Tukwila. Seattle police responded to the stabbing just before 8 p.m. Friday. The victim, who had been hanging out with a group of friends, was stabbed five times in the back. He…


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September 6, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Teenager stabbed in downtown Seattle

A 16-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed five times in the back, according to a Seattle Fire Depeartment spokeswoman. The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Friday evening at Second Avenue and Pine Street downtown where the teen was hanging out with a group of friends. Seattle police officials believe he…


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August 12, 2013 at 7:40 PM

After shooting, Metro bus drivers could use a shout-out

For the past 14 years, Deloy Dupuis has spent his workday behind the wheel of a Metro bus. On Monday morning, as the commute was winding down, the 64-year-old driver was shot doing his job. He survived, miraculously, despite wounds to his face and arm. He was released from Harborview Medical Center on Monday afternoon. Over on Reddit,…


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August 12, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Downtown shooting and traffic delays

It’ll be a little more difficult than usual trying to get from here to there in downtown Seattle today because of the investigation into the shooting of a Metro bus driver. It’s a fluid situation, but at the moment, here’s the best we could get from the Seattle Department of Transportation and King County Metro:  Second Avenue…


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August 12, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Gunman who shot Metro bus driver in downtown Seattle dies

The man suspected of shooting a Metro bus driver before being shot by police has died, Seattle police said this afternoon. A law-enforcement source identified the gunman as Martin A. Duckworth, 31. Police say Duckworth shot the Metro bus driver this morning in downtown Seattle during a confrontation. Duckworth was then shot by police after he boarded a second bus,…


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April 11, 2013 at 4:15 PM

Man strangled by downtown Seattle escalator

A man was strangled in an accident last weekend on a downtown Seattle escalator with several safety-code violations, and the state Department of Labor & Industries is investigating. Maurecio Bell, 42, of Renton, was found unconscious and unresponsive about 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the bottom of a King County Metro escalator at University Street Station…


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