Accidental shootings top police blotter

Two Accidental Handgun Shootings in Burien
According to the Burien Police, the first day of the year included two accidental shootings in Burien that included drinking. The first incident took place between 1 am and 2 am on January 1st. Police report that a number of underage residents were drinking at a party near the intersection of South 128th Street and 12th Avenue South when a handgun carried by one youth walking in the home’s driveway, accidentally went off, leaving a wound in the foot of another underage drinker. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Police have not released information about the legality of the weapon or the identity of the underage drinkers. The second incident took place on January 2nd at Elmer’s Bar and Grill on Ambaum Boulevard in Burien. Just after 1 am, a man with a legal 38. pistol was leaving the bar and accidentally fired his weapon into his leg. Police do not report charging the man for the accidental discharge and he is expected to make a full recovery.

Nearly $13,000 in property stolen from Burien home on New Year’s Day
A home burglary on New Year’s Day left two Burien residents with a loss of nearly $13,000. Burien Police report that a home in north Burien was broken into just before midnight. Thieves are believed to have forced open the front door and stolen unspecified property and a bag containing an estimated $10,700 in cash. Total losses are estimated to be $12,618. Though the police have not yet to release information about a suspect, they were able to gather fingerprints at the scene of the crime.

SeaTac police stop man threatening to stab SeaTac coffee shop owner
According to SeaTac Police, the owner of White Star Coffee on South Military Road in SeaTac, dialed “911” on January 3rd around 3:30pm, and told the dispatcher that one of his customers was threatening to stab him. Police report that the suspect had swung a knife at the victim and claimed he was going to kill him. Police were able to locate and detain the suspect though charges have not been reported.

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