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July 15, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Man arrested after drive-by shooting on First Hill

Seattle police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a drive-by shooting on First Hill early this morning. Police said the 2 a.m. shooting stemmed from some sort of disagreement between the suspect and intended victim, although details weren’t immediately clear. The disagreement may have resulted after one of the men insulted the other man’s…

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June 11, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Teen arrested after drive-by shooting in Rainier Valley

Seattle police arrested a teenage boy yesterday in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Rainier Valley. Witnesses reporting the occupants of a white Acura opened fire on a business in the 8800 block of Renton Avenue S. around 5:30 p.m., police said. No one was injured, but the building was damaged. Two people were seen running from the scene,…

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May 20, 2014 at 1:32 PM

2 arrested after drive-by shooting in Rainier Beach

Seattle police early this morning arrested two men suspected of a drive-by shooting in Rainier Beach. The shooting was reported just after 11 p.m. when two homes and a parked car were hit by gunfire in the 9800 block of 57th Avenue South, police said. Responding officers found .45-caliber casings at the scene. Later in the evening, a man called…

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May 16, 2014 at 5:50 AM

50-plus bullets: Police ‘systematically work’ block shot up in drive-by

Police plan to increase patrols after the occupants of a car fired dozens of gunshots in a South Seattle neighborhood, damaging five businesses and five vehicles last night. However, Capt. John  Hayes, who heads the Seattle Police Department’s South Precinct, concedes increasing patrols is “a cliché statement.” “What I’m going to do is pull together all of…

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March 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Man sentenced 2nd time for 1994 shooting at Ballard High School

A 36-year-old man who fatally shot a student outside Ballard High School in 1994 was sentenced for a second time in the drive-by slaying, again to slightly more than 51 years in prison. Brian Ronquillo, who was 16 at the time, fired eight times as the car he was in passed students on the More

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January 1, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Man wounded in Central Area drive-by shooting

A man driving in Seattle’s Central Area was shot in the wrist early today by someone in another vehicle, police reported. The shooting took place sometime before 2:30 a.m., when the 21-year-old gunshot victim showed up at Harborview Medical Center. His wound was not considered life-threatening, police said. The man later told police he’d been driving with his…

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December 21, 2013 at 10:34 PM

Glasses deflect bullet in Rainier Beach drive-by shooting

Police say the bridge of a 16-year-old girl’s glasses deflected a drive-by shooting bullet in Rainier Beach Saturday night, saving her from possibly fatal injuries. Witnesses say suspects shot from a dark sedan at about 9:40 p.m. into a home  in the 5400 block of South Roxbury Street. Several people, including children, were in the home …

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December 18, 2013 at 11:11 AM

Police: Shooting of Sunnyside 5-year-old gang-related

The Associated Press SUNNYSIDE, Yakima County — A 5-year-old boy was wounded by a shot fired into a home at Sunnyside, and police call the shooting gang-related. Police say the boy was hit about 9 p.m. Tuesday and taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the lower body. There’s no word Wednesday on his condition. The…

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December 11, 2013 at 3:07 PM

Teen shot in the leg while urinating in Rainier Valley

A teenage boy was shot in the leg Tuesday while urinating in some bushes in South Seattle. According to Seattle police, the boy had called his mother from Cleveland High School around midday to say that he was sick and coming home. The teen stopped his car at a basketball court near South Holly Park Drive and South…

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November 30, 2013 at 8:05 PM

Car hit in drive-by shooting in South Seattle, but no one hurt

A drive-by shooting occurred in South Seattle this evening, but no one was injured despite a window being shot out in a car occupied by four people, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police responded just after 5 p.m. to a report of gunfire near the intersection of Rainier Avenue South and South College Street, according…

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