The Morning Blotter

By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee January 21, 2010

More Bad Shit at Rainier and Henderson: Saar's Market is pretty much a magnet for trouble. On January 12th around 10:00 p.m., a man was on his way to Saar's when he noticed a white van following him. A police report says the van followed the man—who was on foot—for 20 minutes until he reached the Saar's parking lot. In the lot, several men get out of the van and confronted the man. The group of men—an Indian man and several Native American men, all wearing dark clothing, the report says—told the victim to put his hands on the hood of the car and demanded his money. The victim believed saw what he thought was a gun, and handed over $60-$80 dollars, the report says. Twenty minutes later, the man called police. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.

Shooting #1: Teen shot at Rainier and Kenyon in South Seattle.

Shooting #2: As we Tweeted last night, police are investigating a possible shooting at 52nd and Wallingford. Initial reports said a woman was injured and possibly taken from the scene in a Toyota Celica. More details to come.

Gassed: Two months after turning Maurice Clemmons in to police, Chrisceda Clemmons unable to return home.

Little Rascals: Four boys, 11-15 years old, suspected of robbing Bellevue gas station.

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