Man injured in Belltown shooting early Monday

A man standing through the sunroof of a parked Mercedes fired eight to 10 shots at a group of people in the Belltown area early Monday, hitting one man in the foot.

Police were called to the 1500 block of 2nd Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. and found the wounded man, described as in his 20s, lying on the sidewalk. The Seattle Fire Department was called to treat the man, who was later taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

A security guard who witnessed what happened said the victim, and the group he was with, were walking along when they began arguing with the occupants of a parked car. The vehicle was described as a gray or silver Mercedes sedan. The front-seat passenger reportedly stood through the vehicle’s sunroof and opened fire – striking the victim in the foot.

The injured man and the people he was with were hostile to officers at the scene and did not provide information about the suspects or what happened.

The suspect was only described as a black man in his 20s. The Mercedes left the scene immediately after the shooting.


Man Drives On Sidewalk Into Hedges And Crashes Into Parked Car

Man arrested in South Seattle for DUI after crashing into parked vehicle. On 6/28/14, shortly after 5:00 p.m., an officer saw a man- the sole occupant and registered owner of a blue Mazda MP5 driving in a highly dangerous and aggressive manner by driving onto the sidewalk and through some hedges in the 7300 BK Martin Luther King Jr Way S.

The suspect turned onto S Othello ST and drove directly in front of the officer’s vehicle travelling eastbound. The officer activated lights and sirens as the vehicle sped away at speeds estimated at approximately 80 mph in a 30 mph zone.

The officer attempted to keep the vehicle in site but temporarily lost sight of the car due to the dangerous speeds. The vehicle turned westbound on S Holly St. When the officer turned onto S Holly ST he observed the suspect had collided with a parked unoccupied vehicle.

The driver was detained and treated by Seattle Fire at the scene. He did not appear to have any obvious injuries but due to his erratic behavior he was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC) by AMR.

A Drug Recognition Expert Officer responded to HMC and processed the 26-year-old man for suspected DUI.

Man Arrested for Assault After He Spat In Officer’s Face

Officers responded to disturbance during bar closing.

On 6/27/14, shortly before 1:00 a.m., officers were working a bar emphasis detail and were in the 2200 block of 1st Av monitoring the crowd when they were called to a disturbance in front of ‘Ohana Grill at 2207 1st Av.

Upon arrival, officers saw the suspect lying on the sidewalk in front of the bar. The suspect appeared to be very intoxicated and became belligerent towards officers. Officers initially thought the situation was a man down incident. After further investigation, they determined that the suspect walked out of ‘Ohana Grill without paying his bar tab and confronted staff there.

Officers tried to explain to the suspect that the bar manager just wanted the tab paid but the suspect continued his belligerent behavior and refused to pay the bill. Officers placed the suspect under arrest for theft. As officers were securing the suspect into a patrol car for transport, the suspect spat in the officer’s face.

A spit-sock was placed over the head of the suspect to prevent further assaults on officers and the 27-year-0ld man  was direct-booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Assault.


Woman Brutally Stabs Her Boyfriend On Capitol Hill

Officers arrested a woman at a Capitol Hill apartment last night for stabbing her boyfriend with an 8-inch kitchen knife. Just before midnight, officers were dispatched to a report of a man and woman yelling inside an apartment in the 1300 block of E. John St. When Officers arrived, they heard the man yelling “Don’t kill me! Stop stabbing me!”

Officers knocked on the door and the female suspect answered. Responding officers took the woman into custody while other officers located the victim lying on the floor with severe stab wounds to the center of his chest and abdomen.

Officers applied pressure to the victim’s wounds while waiting for medics, who arrived and transported the 27-year-old victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Officers located a bloody kitchen knife with an 8- inch blade at the scene and booked the 31-year-old female suspect to the King County Jail for Investigation of Domestic Violence Assault.







Business Damaged in South Seattle Drive-By Shooting


Officers arrested a Kent teen for his involvement in a drive-by shooting yesterday. No injuries were reported. A business in the 8800 block of Renton Avenue S sustained bullet damage.

The shooting occurred around 5:30 p.m. Witnesses reported seeing a white Acura leaving the scene and two suspects running from the area.

Officers and Gang Unit detectives arrived quickly and saw one of the suspects jump a fence in the 9100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. Officers chased him on foot and caught him. The second suspect escaped. His identity remains unknown.

During a canvas, officers and detectives discovered the bullet damage to the business and found a handgun.

The 17-year-old was booked into the Youth Service Center for a felony warrant. He remains under investigation for the shooting. The handgun was placed into evidence for forensic analysis.