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July 6, 2014 at 8:50 PM

Man wounded in two-car shootout in Southeast Seattle

Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting and a related car crash in Southeast Seattle. Occupants of two cars started firing at each other while driving northbound on Rainier Avenue South near 56th Avenue South, police at the scene told a Seattle Times photographer. Police described the incident as a “rolling gun battle.” A passenger in…

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January 14, 2013 at 2:26 PM

Fire erupts in town houses in Southeast Seattle

A Seattle Fire Department spokesman says an unattended propane stove being used for baking in a shed caused a fire that destroyed one south Seattle townhouse and damaged two others. No one was hurt. Spokesman Kyle Moore says the fire started Monday afternoon when flames from the propane stove ignited combustibles in the…

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July 11, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Shots fired into vacant home in Southeast Seattle

Shots were fired into an unoccupied house in Southeast Seattle early this morning in an apparent gang-related incident. Seattle Police said the house in the 4800 block of South Holden Street is a “known gang hangout” and the site of two previous drive-by shootings. Someone drove by around 1 a.m. Wednesday and fired several rounds at…

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June 15, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Morning Memo / Friday: God told him to do it … Fremont Fair … Missing hiker

Weather:  With apologies to The Beatles and George Harrison in particular: “Here comes the sun!” It’s going to be clear, sunny and in the low 70s today and we are joyous.  Other forecasters say the temperature could reach 75. Although light rain is forecast for Saturday and Sunday, we are choosing to…

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January 6, 2012 at 8:03 AM

UPDATE: Incendiary device that failed to ignite left at Southeast Seattle bank

Arson/bomb squad investigators are trying to determine who left an incendiary device at a Southeast Seattle bank early Friday morning. The device, which one witness described as two bottles wrapped in tape in a box with wires, failed to ignite. Seattle police are calling the incident an attempted arson. Seattle police spokesman Mark Jamieson said that someone…

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