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July 6, 2014 at 1:00 AM

‘Rolling gun battle’ in Seattle overnight

The Associated Press Police say people in two cars fired shots at each other Sunday evening in what officers call a “rolling gun battle” in south Seattle on Rainier Avenue South. One car crashed into a bus shelter. The driver removed an injured passenger and took him in another vehicle to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. In another…

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October 6, 2013 at 9:56 AM

Pedestrian hurt in Rainier Avenue hit-and-run

Seattle police are investigating a hit-and-run in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South that seriously injured a 40-year-old pedestrian about 10:40 p.m. Saturday. Police report that one person said a vehicle struck the pedestrian and took off without rendering aid. Another person described the vehicle as gray, but there was no further description, police said. The pedestrian…

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August 12, 2013 at 6:13 PM

Seattle police seeking suspects in shooting on Rainier Avenue South

Seattle police are looking for suspects in a shooting on the 5200 block of Rainier Avenue South around 5:30 this evening. No victims have been located. A potential suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early 20s with short dark hair wearing a black shirt and jeans, the police department said…

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December 2, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Man shot in South Seatttle, police search for suspect

Updated at 7:05 p.m. A 40-year-old man was shot several times Sunday evening while he was in his car near Rainier Avenue South and South Othello Street, Seattle police said.   The victim kept driving, they said, until he  flagged down an officer at Rainier Avenue South and South Henderson Street.  He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening…

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September 21, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Woman seriously injured while crossing Rainier Avenue South

A pedestrian was seriously hurt in South Seattle last night after being struck by a car on Rainier Avenue South. A 30-year-old woman was crossing Rainier Avenue South at South Forest Street about 11 p.m.when she was struck by a 1994 Toyota Land Cruiser, according to Seattle police.  The woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to Harborview…

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July 23, 2012 at 8:35 AM

Chemical leak at Darigold plant snarls South Seattle commute

UPDATE, 4:10 p.m. | The Seattle Fire Department estimates the cleanup of an ammonia leak at the Darigold plant on Rainier Avenue South will continue until 9 p.m. tonight. Firefighters are still pouring water on a frozen and broken ammonia pipe as it continues releasing dangerous levels of ammonia, according to a fire department release….

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June 8, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Two wounded in South Seattle shooting; suspects still at large

At least two people were shot along Rainier Avenue South in Seattle about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon when people in one vehicle shot at people in another vehicle, according to Seattle police. The shooter or shooters are still on the loose. Police say the suspect vehicle is a gray GMC Yukon or Chevy Suburban with a…

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