Seattle Times Reports: Arrests, Two Shootings in Post Super Bowl Celebrations

Photo by Marcus Yam / The Seattle Times)

Photo by Marcus Yam / The Seattle Times)

It’s not a party unless someone goes to the hospital

Looks like I spoke too soon.

  reports:

Seahawks fans in Pioneer Square celebrated their team’s Super Bowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos on Sunday…

Two men were shot and wounded near the massive celebration in Pioneer Square. Bottles and rocks were thrown at Seattle police, and the windows of businesses were broken out, said police spokesman Mark Jamieson

“We pushed the crowd south to disperse them. It was effective,” Jamieson said.

In total, about a half-dozen people were arrested in and around the celebrations across the city.

Details about the two shootings remain scarce, and it’s unclear whether they were celebration-related, Jamieson said.

One man was shot near the intersection of First Avenue and Cherry Street; the second man in the 200 block of Alaskan Way South, Jamieson said.

Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting at First and Cherry. They only later identified the victim after he showed up at Harborview Medical Center, Jamieson said.

“Officers were right there because of the crowds. They made an arrest and recovered the gun,” Jamieson said.

The victims of the two shootings were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries early this morning. No arrest has been made in the Alaskan Way shooting, police said…

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Seattle Times


2 Comments on “Seattle Times Reports: Arrests, Two Shootings in Post Super Bowl Celebrations”

  1. […] Pundit from another Planet It’s not a party unless someone goes to the hospital Looks like I spoke too soon. Jennifer […]


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