UPDATE: Police investigation at Hamilton Viewpoint Park

7:36 PM: Police are at Hamilton Viewpoint Park, reportedly closing it off while they investigate an incident. We’re on our way to find out more but we’ve heard via radio communication so far includes that an injured man is getting treatment, and that police are looking for a vehicle last seen heading downhill northbound from the park, possibly a white Dodge SUV. The injured man will be taken to Harborview Medical Center. Just as we published this, the incident was described by the dispatcher as an assault. More when we get it.

8:05 PM: Police haven’t been available to talk with us so far but firefighters tell us the injured person was a man in his 20s who likely had been hit with some sort of blunt object.

ADDED 9:59 PM: The only additional detail we were able to get from police is that the initial report is that someone saw a man down on the ground, being hit by someone. We’ll see if we’re able to get the report on Monday.

4 Replies to "UPDATE: Police investigation at Hamilton Viewpoint Park"

  • Noelle January 13, 2019 (11:40 am)

    Sad something like that happened. It reminds me of that stabbing a few years ago. 

  • Huck January 13, 2019 (1:55 pm)

    There are a lot of sketchy people who frequent that park. 

  • HV neighbor January 15, 2019 (9:25 pm)

    Any additional details you can share? 

    • Patrick January 15, 2019 (10:11 pm)

      An attendee asked about this at tonight’s WSCPC meeting; story just published.

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