gunshots Section

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

If you saw and heard the Guardian One chopper this morning around 11:20 a.m., the King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that it was responding to a shooting near SW 142nd Street and Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

A 27-year-old man was found dead from gunshot wounds near SW 153rd and 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien (map below) early Tuesday morning, April 9. Police say that just after midnight, Burien officers were... [Read more]

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: A 51-year old woman was killed by a stray bullet in a shooting near SW 152nd Street and 1st Ave South in Burien Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2018. Police say that the 51-year-old female victim... [Read more]

Gunshots fired at Eagle Landing Park Monday afternoon, July 30

Gunshots fired at Eagle Landing Park Monday afternoon, July 30

Two gunshots were heard fired at Eagle Landing Park by neighbors on Monday afternoon (July 30), the King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed. Police responded, and one shell casing was recovered. There... [Read more]

Deputy witnesses shot fired from car, stops it from fleeing wrong way on I-5

Deputy witnesses shot fired from car, stops it from fleeing wrong way on I-5

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A King County Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling the Burien area observed a shot fired from a white car near 1st Ave. S. and S. 156th Street. The deputy pursued the car... [Read more]

Shooting in downtown Burien injures one; suspect arrested

Shooting in downtown Burien injures one; suspect arrested

One man was shot and a suspect was taken into custody around noon in downtown Burien on Saturday, Jan. 7. Police say that two men were seen in a verbal dispute near SW 152nd Street near 4th Ave SW when... [Read more]

Man fires gunshots into businesses on SW 153rd in Burien Monday night

Man fires gunshots into businesses on SW 153rd in Burien Monday night

A man fired a gun into a hookah lounge and massage parlor on SW 153rd Street in Burien Monday night, Nov. 7. Police told The B-Town Blog that they were called to investigate a glass breakage alarm at a... [Read more]

If you heard gunshots early Tuesday morning, here’s what police told us

If you heard gunshots early Tuesday morning, here’s what police told us

If you heard gunshots fired in Burien early Tuesday morning (Oct. 11) around 2 a.m., here’s what Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office told us: Around 2 a.m. we responded to... [Read more]

Shooting Sunday morning on S. 128th Street

Shooting Sunday morning on S. 128th Street

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a shooting early Sunday morning (Sept. 4) in the street at S. 128 Street and 21st Ave S. (map below) injured one man. The shooting took place near... [Read more]

PHOTOS: At scene of the crime where shots were fired, cars crashed in Burien

PHOTOS: At scene of the crime where shots were fired, cars crashed in Burien

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these photos taken at an accident scene on Saturday, April 9 at S. 128th St. and Occidental Ave. S. in Burien (map below): During a search of the area, Burien Police... [Read more]

Pet owner fires 3 shots at attacking dog in Burien Saturday

Pet owner fires 3 shots at attacking dog in Burien Saturday

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with more information at 2:11 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2015: The Burien Police Department is reporting that a pet owner who was walking his dog in the 13400 block of... [Read more]

REPORT: Six shots fired in parking lot Wednesday night

REPORT: Six shots fired in parking lot Wednesday night

BTB Reader Lisa Bosques reports that there was a shooting in Burien Wednesday (May 21) in a parking lot located at 17730 Des Moines Memorial Drive South. “My husband and son (who was holding the... [Read more]

Two men shot in SeaTac early Thursday morning

Two men shot in SeaTac early Thursday morning

At about 1:12 a.m. Thursday morning (Sept. 19), the King County Sheriff’s Office received reports of multiple shots being fired in the 16700 block of 31st Ave South (map below), just east of International... [Read more]

UPDATE: Third Suspect arrested for Armed Robbery in Burien Tuesday night

UPDATE: Third Suspect arrested for Armed Robbery in Burien Tuesday night

Two suspects were in custody Tuesday evening (Feb. 28) after an armed robbery during which shots were fired at the Pawn X-Change, 15421 1st Ave. S., in Burien. At least one other suspect either escaped…

FOLLOWUP: More Details Emerge In Police Report From Monday’s Shooting

FOLLOWUP: More Details Emerge In Police Report From Monday’s Shooting

On Tuesday (Sept. 20), the King County Sheriff’s Office released the following police report to The B-Town Blog, detailing Monday’s shooting incident at the Southwest Seattle Ambulatory Center…

Flirting Leads To Fighting Leads To Shooting At Wah Long Sports Bar

Flirting Leads To Fighting Leads To Shooting At Wah Long Sports Bar

This incident first came to our attention after BTB Reader Joseph posted an eyewitness account in our Forums – early Saturday morning (Jan. 29th) there was a shooting at Burien’s Wah Long Sports... [Read more]

Four Killed In “Mass Murder/Suicide” In White Center Thursday

Four Killed In “Mass Murder/Suicide” In White Center Thursday

Seattle Police are calling it a “mass murder/suicide” – on Thursday (Sept. 23rd) at around 1:31pm, officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired in the 9400 block of 14th Avenue SW (see... [Read more]

LETTER: Gregory Heights Resident Concerned About Gunshots

LETTER: Gregory Heights Resident Concerned About Gunshots

On Sunday morning, July 11th, at 2:20AM 6 gunshots were fired in the area of Gregory Heights elementary. They were heard by myself and my neighbors who called police. The next day I found a bullet on my... [Read more]

Gunshots Heard In Olde Burien Area Early Sunday; Police Find 6 Casings

Gunshots Heard In Olde Burien Area Early Sunday; Police Find 6 Casings

Sunday morning (May 23), the following question was posted to our Forums by BTB Reader Erik Robbins: Does anyone know what all the gunshots and Police activity were about in Seahurst (EDITOR’S... [Read more]