37-year-old man dies after shooting in Belltown area

37-year-old man dies after shooting in Belltown area
37-year-old man dies after shooting in Belltown area


UPDATED: 7 MARCH 2023 AT 2.20 PM

A 37-year-old man died Tuesday after being shot in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, according to Seattle Police.

Officers arrived around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Bell Street after reports of shots being fired.

Police rendered aid to the man when Seattle Fire Department (SFD) personnel were on their way to the scene. SFD later transported the male victim to Harborview Medical Center. The victim died while receiving medical treatment at the hospital.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are currently unknown. SPD homicide detectives will lead the investigation.

Stolen truck leads to chaos in Stanwood

Dozens of Smokey Point home and car owners are asking for refunds from a chaotic scene Monday after a man allegedly tore through the neighborhood in a stolen work truck.

Courtney O’Keefe said the 21-year-old suspect led deputies on a chase after the city of Stanwood reported their truck was taken.

“The stolen vehicle stopped, he was kind of pinned between a house and a tree,” O’Keefe told KIRO Newsradio. “He also took out a gas meter.”

The accident led to concerns about a ruptured gas line, as approximately 40 residents were evacuated.

K-9 deputies arrested the man. No injuries have been reported.

“He fled on foot,” O’Keefe continued. “A K-9 dog chased and apprehended him.”

The city of Stanwood reported the truck was stolen when a member of their water crew left it unattended outside the treatment plant.

West Seattle man held on $3 million bail after allegedly shooting King County deputy

Attempted robbery in Columbia City

Seattle police arrested two men in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Columbia City Sunday night.

Police arrived just after 8:00 p.m. in the 4700 block of 35th Avenue South after a 22-year-old man reported two unknown men running behind him to attempt a robbery. One man grabbed his backpack while the other pointed a gun at the victim. The suspect with the gun demanded the victim hand over his belongings, but the victim got away.

The two 14-year-old male suspects were last seen walking southbound on 36th Avenue South. Responding officers searched for the suspects and found them nearby.

Officers found a realistic Glock replica.

The suspects were booked into the King County Child and Family Justice Center.

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