Homicide in High Point, Detectives Investigating

A 37-year-old male was  shot late Thursday night at 35th Avenue SW and SW Morgan.  The victim was pronounced deceased at Harborview Medical Center.

Shortly after 11:00 pm on Thursday, August 9th, officers responded to a shooting at 35th Avenue SW and SW Morgan Street.  Responding officers located the victim on the sidewalk next to a Metro bus.  The victim had been shot multiple times.  Officers provided first aid to the victim until they were relieved by Seattle Fire medics.  The victim was transported by medics to Harborview Medical Center, where unfortunately he succumbed to his injuries.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded and took over the investigation.  It is believed that the victim and the unknown suspect were involved in a disturbance on the bus just prior to the shooting.  Investigators believe that both the victim and suspect got off the bus at 35th and Morgan and then the suspect shot the victim.  The suspect then fled the scene.

This remains an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact the Seattle Police Department’s tip line at (206) 233-5000.

Detectives Investigating Homicide in Highland Park Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a body was found in the 8400 block of 1 Avenue South just before 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Witnesses told detectives there was a disturbance at the address just before an unknown make and model of car sped away. The witnesses went on to say that a man who had died, was lying on the ground where the car had been.

Detectives will now work with the medical examiner’s office to determine the cause of death. This remains an active investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the homicide/assault tip line at (206) 233-5000.

Detectives Investigating Fatal Stabbing in West Seattle

Homicide detectives continue to investigate the fatal stabbing that occurred Friday night.

On July 20th, at approximately 9:45 pm, officers responded to a report of a person down in the street in the 1600 block of SW Cambridge Street.  Officers arrived and located the 34-year-old male victim.  The victim was unresponsive.  Seattle Fire responded and attempted life-saving measures to resuscitate the victim but they were unsuccessful.  The victim was declared deceased at the scene.

A K-9 team responded to the scene and attempted a track and King County’s Guardian One helicopter assisted with a search for a suspect from the air, but no suspect was located.

Homicide detectives responded and are handling the investigation.  Crime scene investigators responded and processed the scene. This is an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the tip line at (206) 233-5000.

Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to February South Park Homicide

On Saturday, July 7th, homicide detectives arrested a 27-year-old man in the South Park neighborhood for investigation of murder.  The suspect was arrested for the February 7th shooting that left the victim critically injured.  Days after the shooting the victim died from his injuries. Following his arrest, the suspect was interviewed by detectives and later booked into the King County Jail. This remains an active and on-going investigation.

Detective Investigating Saturday Morning SODO Homicide

Police were actively patrolling the area of the 1700 block of 1 Avenue South around 12:20 a.m. Saturday after a large crowd had left a concert at a near-by venue, when they heard shots fired. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 34-year-old man in critical condition who had been shot.  The Officers immediately began first aid and CPR until Seattle Fire Medics arrived and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center (HMC) where he later died. Officers on scene also found a second male gunshot victim 32-years-old who was also taken to HMC with non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives believe this incident began as a physical disturbance between several individuals. Homicide detectives interviewed the second gunshot victim and have released him pending further investigation.
Anyone with any information are asked to please call the Homicide Tip Line at (206)233-5000.