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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 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Man arrested after firing gunshot in Belltown

A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he fired a gunshot into the air in Belltown, according to Seattle police. A witness told police he looked out his window in the 200 block of Bell Street just before 1:30 a.m. and saw a man pull out a gun as he approached another man in an alley and fire one shot…

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September 15, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Police: Suspect shot in head in Lakewood attempted bank robbery

The Associated Press UPDATE, 9 p.m. | The bank suspect is believed to be the same man who soon turned up at a local hospital and was taken to surgery. No one else was hurt Monday afternoon. The News Tribune reports that Lt. Chris Lawler says the wounded man is expected to survive. He was believed to…

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September 15, 2014 at 2:36 PM

No injuries reported in shooting near Judkins Park

Gang-unit detectives are responding to the intersection at 23rd Avenue South and South Dearborn Street, near Judkins Park, where shots were fired at 2:25 p.m. Monday. Seattle police said one parked car was hit by gunfire, but there were no reports of injuries. Police spokesman Drew Fowler said witnesses told police the shots appeared to have been…

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September 15, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Teen wounded in crossfire of 30 bullets in Central District

Seattle police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a 16-year-old boy Sunday night in the Central District. Police responded to reports of gunshots near 21st Avenue and East Fir Street around 11:15 p.m. Responding officers recovered more than 30 shell casings from different firearms and found that several buildings and cars had been struck by gunfire. Police…

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September 12, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Police search for gunman who shot 2 in Rainier Beach

Update at 3:07 p.m.: Stacy Howard, a spokeswoman for Seattle Public Schools, said seven schools were ordered to have kids “shelter in place” for about an hour after the shooting at 2:10 p.m. A number of schools were letting out around that time and students were brought back into the buildings, she said. As of 3…

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September 11, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Kent police seek witnesses to double homicide at gas station

Kent police are seeking additional witnesses to the Aug. 20 shooting at a Shell gas station that left two employees dead. Detectives believe that there still are unidentified witnesses who may have firsthand knowledge of the shooting at the gas station at 6331 S.212th St. Killed in the shooting were gas station employees David Christianson and…

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September 10, 2014 at 9:23 AM

59-year sentence for 2008 gang murder at Garfield High School

A South Seattle gang member who fatally shot a teenager at Garfield High School in 2008 was sentenced Wednesday morning to 59 years in prison. D’Angelo Saloy killed 15-year-old Quincy Coleman, a Central District gang member, on Halloween night 2008 while Coleman was hanging out with friends behind the school. Coleman was shot twice in…

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September 8, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Kent double homicide suspect pleads not guilty

A 29-year-old Burien man pleaded not guilty Monday morning to two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of two men Aug. 20 at a Kent gas station. Leland  Russell Jr., whose bail was initially set at $2 million following his arrest, is being held without bail after Senior Deputy Prosecutor Jessica Berliner successfully argued that a…

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