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Patrick Robinson
The shooting death of 23 year old man on Alki is part of a rise in gun activity across the city with incidents rising by 17 percent over last year according to the Seattle Police Department. Increased patrols and presence will now be part of the beach scene through the summer.

Police presence to increase on Alki following shooting death says Herbold

The shooting that took the life of a 23 year old man on Alki is part of a pattern of shootings in Seattle with an increase of nearly 17 percent over last year. District 1 City Council Member Lisa Herbold addressed the problem in a meeting of the Gender Equity, Safe Communities and New American's committee meeting on May 26. Part of that meeting was taken up by a presentation by the Seattle Police Dept. response to gun violence (see the presentation at the link). Herbold attended to express her concern about what she sees as what has become chronic gun activity in Delridge and South Park. Herbold in summarizing what was discussed said.

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