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September 9, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Knife-wielding man who confronted police in U District charged

A 23-year-old man who led police on a “slow speed” pursuit through the University District while armed with two knives last week was charged Tuesday with assault on a police officer, according to King County prosecutors. Prosecutors say the man, Joshua Ryan Cannon, was armed with two butcher knives and was “acting aggressively” when officers arrived in the 5800…

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May 23, 2014 at 11:13 AM

SPD investigating two overnight shooting incidents

Seattle police are investigating reports of gunfire in the Central Area and in the University District last night and early this morning. Police spokesman Patrick Michaud said that officers were first called to the area of 23rd Avenue South and South Judkins Street just after 11:30 p.m. Witnesses told police that someone opened fire from the passenger…

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May 4, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Suspect arrested in University District robbery

Seattle police arrested a man Saturday night for attempted robbery, after he reportedly assaulted a victim in a University District alley with a pair of handcuffs. At around 11 p.m., according to police,  the victim said he was confronted by a man he knew in an alley in the 4300 block of University Way Northeast. The suspect told the victim…

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April 26, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Man shot during robbery attempt in University District

Seattle police say a 26-year -old man was shot in the arm during an attempted robbery early this morning in the University District. The victim was walking in the 4500 block of Ninth Avenue N.E. shortly before 1 a.m., when two people, one armed with a gun and the other carrying a baseball bat, confronted him…

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April 11, 2014 at 12:10 PM

2 separate bank robberies; 1 suspect caught

Seattle police said one person is in custody following a bank robbery that occurred in the 400 block of Broadway at around 11:15 this morning. They are still, however, searching for the suspect in a another, earlier bank robbery in the 4100 block of University Way Northeast shortly after 9 a.m., police said. The suspect who remains at…

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March 26, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Police arrest 3 after University District shooting

UPDATE, 6:20 p.m. | Three people were arrested this evening after a shooting where one man was seriously injured in the University District. Police responded to several reports of gunfire near Northeast 47th Street and Brooklyn Avenue Northeast shortly before 5:15 p.m. Officers found a 40-year-old man with a single gunshot wound lying on the…

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January 15, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Seattle police searching for man who robbed 7-Eleven

Police are searching for a man who robbed a 7-Eleven store in the University District Wednesday afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department. An adult male entered the 7-Eleven in the 4200 block of University Way around 4:15 p.m. and attempted to steal food, police said. When the store clerk confronted the man, he brandished a…

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November 30, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Man wounded by gunshot in U District

A man was shot and critically injured in the University District early Saturday morning, but Seattle police learned little from people near the scene. At just before 2 a.m. officers on patrol near 12th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 42nd Street heard gunshots. A 911 call came in reporting someone had been hit by gunfire. Officers found “numerous” people…

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November 28, 2013 at 10:17 AM

Early a.m. shots fired outside University District nightclub

Two shots were fired outside a University District nightclub early Thursday after a fight broke out, according to Seattle police. No injuries were reported. Police say a disturbance erupted in a parking lot after the crowd left Club Fusion at 722 N.E. 45th St. at 2 a.m. A dark colored Suburban circled the lot as one of the occupants discharged pepper spray into…

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November 16, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Man with knife robs U-District store

A man in a white mask with a large knife robbed a Plaid Pantry store at Northeast 50th Street and Roosevelt Way Northeast on Friday night. The suspect was not apprehended, according to the Seattle Police Department. Witnesses said the suspect entered the University District store around 10 p.m., approached the clerk, showed a large knife and demanded money from the…

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