The Seattle Times Crime section covers law enforcement by police, prosecutors and courts in Seattle, the Eastside, King County, the Northwest and nationwide. Topics include arrests and prosecution of suspects in cases of murder, manslaughter, rape and assault. Other topics are the federal courts; the FBI; Homeland Security; and Justice Department oversight of the Seattle Police Department.

2 overnight shootings hit Pioneer Square

Two shootings, less than an hour and about a block apart, were being investigated by Seattle Police Department's Gang Unit on Saturday. Police responded just before midnight Friday to reports of shots near Third Avenue and Yesler Way in Pioneer Square. When they arrived, they found shell casings nearby and an 18-year-old man at Third...

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