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April 6, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Man shot dead in downtown Seattle

A 47-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Seattle early Sunday, following an argument, according to Seattle police. Police say two men were arguing shortly after 2 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and Olive Way when, according to witnesses, one man pulled out a gun and shot the other man. When police arrived they found the…


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February 22, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Two hurt in downtown Seattle shootings

A 17-year-old and 50-year-old were shot overnight in separate incidents in downtown Seattle. Shortly before midnight Friday, a 50-year-old man was critically wounded when he was shot during a fight with three others at a Seattle homeless encampment under the Yesler Way overpass, at Fourth Avenue and Terrace Street. According to the Seattle Police Department, the shooting victim hit a…


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January 16, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Man stabbed in downtown Seattle, assailant at large

A man was stabbed in the back around 8:40 p.m. Thursday in downtown Seattle, according to the Seattle Police Department. Another man stabbed the 30-year-old male near the 100 block of Occidental Avenue South, then fled. The victim is in stable condition and was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the…


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August 15, 2013 at 12:39 PM

SPD: Probe into bus driver shooting not ‘an overnight process’

A Seattle police say the investigation into the shooting Monday of a Metro bus driver could be lengthy. Detectives are interviewing “hundreds” of people and going through video footage, department spokeswoman Renee Witt said this morning. “Detectives are working it, but it’s not going to be an overnight process,” Witt said. Veteran bus driver DeLoy Dupuis, 64, suffered wounds to his cheek…


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September 6, 2012 at 6:59 AM

Morning Memo/Thursday: End of line for free bus rides … New wildfire … Dead hiker ID’d

Weather: Sunny and warm today and tomorrow. Yes! A bit cooler on the weekend, but we’ll take that, too. It’s just that Monday and Tuesday will see even cooler temps, as in the mid-60s. Does that mean fall is here? Dang. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. No…


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May 2, 2012 at 5:40 AM

UPDATE: Downtown quiet, plywood covers windows

UPDATE: 7:40 a.m. | Downtown Seattle streets are quiet this morning as early commuters arrive for work.  Plywood covers many store windows, particularly along Sixth Avenue. Some pedestrians along Sixth Avenue got out their cell phone cameras to record the scene of plywood covered windows. “It seemed just like WTO, if you remember that,” said one…


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April 7, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Shots fired in downtown Seattle Friday night

There is not points to locate on the map There was gunfire in downtown Seattle last night, but it doesn’t appear anyone was injured. An officer heard the shots at Second Avenue and Stewart Street  just before 8:00 pm and then saw a car driving away, according to Seattle police. The officer sent out information about the vehicle…


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March 25, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Police nab purse-snatcher in downtown Seattle

Seattle Police nabbed a purse-snatcher in downtown Seattle late Sunday morning. The man struck a woman and grabbed her purse on the corner of First Avenue and Pike Street around 11:35 a.m., according to the Seattle Police Department’s online blotter. The thief ran away, but police arrested him nearby, in Victor Steinbrueck Park. The victim did not require medical…


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March 15, 2012 at 1:35 PM

UPDATE: Woman hit by bus in downtown Seattle

There is not points to locate on the map UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: A 51-year-old woman suffered potentially life-threatening head injuries when she was struck by a Metro bus  in downtown Seattle Thursday morning. The woman was injured at the corner of Third Avenue and Pine Street just before 8:30 a.m., according to Kyle Moore with the Seattle Fire…


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