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July 9, 2014 at 9:01 PM

Seattle police release video of light-rail station shooting

Seattle police released surveillance-camera footage today showing the struggle between an armed 23-year-old man and a King County sheriff’s deputy at Sound Transit’s Sodo Station last week, moments before the deputy fatally shot the man. Seattle police are investigating the shooting at the request of the Sheriff’s Office. The 23-year-old who was shot was identified by the…

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June 27, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Shots fired at deputy’s parked car in Kent

Kent police are investigating a drive-by shooting outside a King County sheriff’s deputy’s home early this morning. Gunshots were fired at the deputy’s patrol vehicle, parked outside his house in the 26500 block of Lake Fenwick Road, around 3 a.m., Kent Police Cmdr. Jarod Kasner said. Nobody was hurt. Kent police detectives are still investigating. Kasner did not know if…

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April 12, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Husband, wife dead in apparent murder-suicide in Shoreline

A husband and wife are dead in what police called an apparent murder-suicide today in Shoreline. Sgt. Kathleen Larson with the King County Sheriff’s Office said she could not immediately say whether the husband or wife was the shooter. Larson said a woman called 911 just before 9 a.m. today to report hearing two shots fired in…

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December 1, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Hunter fatally shoots self in Duvall accident

A King County Sheriff’s deputy conducting a trailhead check in the Duvall area discovered a man dead with a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday night. The deputy found the body next to his vehicle about 9:20 p.m. Saturday near the 17000 block of Duvall-Monroe Road. Deputy Charlie Akers said in a statement it appears the man accidentally shot…

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| Topics: accidental shooting, Duvall, hunter

September 12, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Sheriff’s office releases sketch of man who tried to abduct Shoreline girl

King County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who allegedly tried to abduct a teenage girl near Shorewood High School in Shoreline  on Monday morning. According to deputies: A 16-year-old girl was walking in the 17900 block of Linden Avenue North at 7:30 a.m. when a stranger who had been yelling at her from…

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April 15, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Urquhart getting ready already for November election

Although it’s six months down the road, King County Sheriff John Urquhart is getting ready for the November election. He’s set to kick off his re-election campaign at a meet and greet Wednesday evening at the House of Hong in the Chinatown-International District. He has lined up some big guns for his election roll out including King County Prosecutor…

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August 1, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Man shot outside Burien convenience store last night

A Kent man was shot in the neck last night during a fight in a Burien convenience store parking lot. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the parking lot near South 160th Street and 1st Avenue South around 11:30 p.m. on a report of a fight and gunfire. No one was there…

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July 24, 2012 at 9:13 AM

KC Council to release audit regarding complaints against deputies

A  report taking a critical look at the way internal investigations are handled inside the King County Sheriff’s Office is expected to be released this morning by the Metropolitan King County Council. The 69-page audit conducted by a Chicago security management consulting firm, makes eight findings and 18 recommendations on ways the department can improve policies and provide law enforcement…

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July 19, 2012 at 8:35 AM

Deputy-involved shooting in SeaTac this morning

A man was shot and wounded by a King County sheriff’s deputy after he allegedly beat and robbed a man inside a SeaTac mosque, then tried to run over deputies with a stolen car, according to sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindi West. A man who went into the mosque to pray just after 8 a.m.  apparently startled…

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