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September 24, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Teen arrested in Friday shooting in West Seattle

Seattle police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on connection with last Friday’s shooting in the High Point neighborhood in West Seattle. The victim was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in the 3000 block of High Point Way Southwest around 3:30 p.m., according to Seattle police. The 18-year-old man was taken…

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September 24, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Stolen trailer carrying 4 vintage motorcycles recovered in Seattle

Officers on Wednesday afternoon recovered a trailer in Seattle’s Sodo neighborhood that was full of vintage motorcycles stolen from a Tacoma parking lot,  police said. The stolen trailer was spotted by a witness around 12:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Seventh Place South, according to the Seattle Police Department. The trailer, which contained four…

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September 24, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Seattle judge dismisses 100 tickets for public pot use

A Seattle Municipal Court judge has dismissed 100 tickets for public use of marijuana, many written by a police officer described as having a political agenda. Judge Fred Bonner signed the orders Wednesday at the request of the City Attorney’s Office, which on Tuesday filed 22 motions to dismiss for those who had paid the $27…

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September 24, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Man shot at Second and Yesler dies; 2 suspects sought

Update at 4:49 p.m.: Seattle police say the shooting victim has died at Harborview Medical Center.  Update at 12:17 p.m.: Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole called this morning’s shooting “tragic.” O’Toole came to the scene to see the investigation first-hand. She said the victim was in critical condition and, referring to the stray bullet, added, “It’s fortunate we…

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September 23, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Man arrested after firing shots, luring children in South Seattle

A man was arrested Tuesday after he fired a gun and tried to lure children into his car in South Seattle, police said. Officers responded to reports of shots being fired in Seattle’s Brighton neighborhood around 3:15 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. Three nearby schools had their students “shelter in place” as a precaution, police said. Around…

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September 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Police investigating stabbing near Harbor Island

Update 11:58 a.m.: Seattle police say that a man was stabbed near terminal 18 on Harbor Island. The victim suffered a minor cut to the leg. Details about the incident are scarce. Police say they are looking in the area for an Asian man wearing a blue coat as a possible suspect. Original post: Seattle police say a man…

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September 23, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Man stabbed in North Seattle

Update at 11:56 a.m.: Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler said the stabbing apparently erupted during a fight between two men near the Home Depot store on Aurora Avenue North. Fowler said the victim’s wounds are believed to be non-life-threatening. He said the assailant may have also been injured in the incident. Witnesses said the victim may…

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September 20, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Man fatally shot in Seattle’s Denny Triangle

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in a gunfight early Saturday in Seattle’s Denny Triangle. Police rushed to the scene after hearing gunshots in the 1900 block of Minor Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Officers discovered the man with the fatal wounds; he was also armed, police say. According to police, the suspect is still at large and there is…

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September 19, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Man shot in leg during West Seattle fight

A man was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in West Seattle’s High Point neighborhood on Friday afternoon, police said. Officers began receiving reports of a fight in the 3000 block of High Point Way Southwest around 3:30 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. When officers arrived at the scene they…

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September 19, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Suspect chase leads Seattle police into doughnut shop

Hard to question the dedication of these cops. Seattle police said a woman called around 1:30 p.m. Friday and said she’d found her purse – which had been stolen — posted for sale on Craigslist. The woman said she contacted the seller listed in the ad and arranged to meet her in front of the Krispy Kreme on First Avenue South and South…

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