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May 16, 2014 at 5:50 AM

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

Five vehicles and five businesses were struck by gunfire in the 9400 block of Rainier Avenue South. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times) 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…

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March 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM

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

Friends and family of Melissa Fernandes raise her picture in King County Court Friday as judge Beth Andrus heard arguments on a possible reduction in the sentence of her killer, Brian Ronquillo. (Photo by Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times) A 36-year-old man who fatally shot a student outside Ballard High School in 1994 was…

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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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September 16, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Police: Victims of Yakima hookah lounge shooting uncooperative

The Associated Press YAKIMA — Police say they’re not getting a lot of cooperation from the victims of a shooting outside a hookah lounge — a private smoking club — in Yakima. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the four men and two women were shot early Sunday in the parking lot of Aladdin’s Hookah Lounge. A 31-year-old man…

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July 25, 2013 at 11:39 AM

1 arrested following drive-by shooting in Bremerton

A Port Orchard man was arrested last night following a drive-by shooting in Bremerton, police said. The victim said he was driving next to the another vehicle on Naval Avenue around 9:30 p.m. when he exchanged words with the occupants of the second vehicle, police said. Someone in the second vehicle fired a gun out of the passenger…

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July 5, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Drive-by shooting in Queen Anne sends woman to hospital

CORRECTED VERSION A 20-year-old woman was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting in Kerry Park early Friday morning. Police said she does not appear to have life-threatening injuries. Seattle police are reporting that officers investigating a small fire in the area about 2 a.m. were approached by a woman who told them her friend had just…

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