Police broke up a fight and Renton firefighters and EMS personnel transported five to six people involved in the fight to Valley Medical Center in Renton. None of them were believed to have life-threatening injuries.
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The suspect is also accused of swinging a hammer at another man before setting the police car on fire.
Amid the debate over whether the police force should be reduced, and by how much, more than 100 Seattle police officers have left this year,...