4:48 PM: While in White Center checking out something unrelated, we happened onto this; KCSO and SPD behind Holy Family. A friend was in the middle of this with bullets flying over the roof of her car. 6:16 PM: 107th is blocked just east of the White Center Library as deputies investigate a deadly shooting. KCSO answered those questions with this update today: On 11/4/2019, at about 2:50 PM, Deputy Hancock located an occupied stolen vehicle near the 9800 block of 13 Avenue SW in White Center. The probable-cause documentation from the new charge against Hicks says he has been on investigators’ radar since the morning of this fire. Police seeking public’s help finding ‘dange... City of Burien will reconsider whether to again try to ... FOLLOWUP: Suspect charged after only getting $40 from p... Man shot in hand in White Center Tuesday afternoon. Q: It seems like there is gang activity in White Center, right, especially on Ambaum corridor? “It used to be crazy here, it’s true, but the crime numbers across the broad are down,” Kennamer said, with the exception of some events in the month of March that drew regional attention (see our recent coverage in the Crime section on White Center Now). A short Pursuit ensued. We recognized his name because he was arrested in connection with a big White Center fire early last year, but released without charges. The suspect died at the scene. Abbott says this is all still being pieced together. Ryan Abbott for details: The Ladybug Espresso at S. 126/ Des Moines Memorial Drive was robbed at gunpoint at 5:20 AM by two suspects who fled in a car. Boldien remains in the King County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. He lost sight of the suspect and put out the last known direction of travel and began life-saving measures on the victim. Been several weeks (?) Ryan Abbott : Francisco Carranza-Ramirez, a 35-year-old male from White Center, was just released from jail on June 13, 2019 on a rape charge from a 2018 incident. The victim was transported to the hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery. We’ll be updating. The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Hicks’ arrest today, though he has been in jail since Thursday night, two days after we broke the news that the fire was ruled arson. Follow-up comment: I went to multiple meetings recently and there seem to be mixed messages about when to call, and how to use things like the Find It Fix It app (per another attendee, Find It Fix It doesn’t work in White Center anyway, it’s only Seattle). ADDED MONDAY EVENING: More followup info is here. We’ll follow up with the LCB tomorrow. on UPDATE: Top Hat shooting investigation, on VIDEO: 3 people shot in White Center; streets blocked, A question from the crowd: “Who determines staffing, and how do we help you get more?” Kennamer and Park explained that KCSO staffing is determined as part of the King County budget process, and that council member, on FOLLOWUP: Fake-rideshare-rape suspect Israel Ramos-Islas charged, White Center Now: The blog about White Center, Not White Center but we're mentioning it anyway, White Center Community Development Association, FOLLOWUP: Scooter pilot program finally launches Monday in White Center and vicinity, BIZNOTES; Unicorn White Center crowdfunding; new tenant for ex-studio, FYI: North Highline Unincorporated Area Council changes October meeting date, County budget preview includes White Center proposals, VIDEO: Highline Public Schools’ historic start, North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, ‘Walking from Canada to Florida to fight suicide’ – in one day, THURSDAY: Councilmember Herbold @ West Seattle Democratic Women, WEST SEATTLE WEDNESDAY: Bridge Task Force meeting, Taste of WS day 4, traffic relief @ HPAC, more, follow whitecenternow at http://twitter.com, WHITE CENTER CRIME WATCH: Air and ground search for a robber, UPDATE: Shooting in Top Hat; victim found in North Burien, FOLLOWUP: More on last week’s state raid of ‘marijuana club’ in downtown White Center, Liquor Control Board raid in downtown White Center, UPDATE: Carjacking/stabbing investigation in White Center, FOLLOWUP: Sheriff’s plan after 2 North Highline shootings in 2 days, VIDEO: 3 people shot in White Center; streets blocked, WANTED: White Center rapist sought for attacking victim days after jail release, UPDATE: Suspects sought after shooting in White Center, WHITE CENTER CRIME WATCH: Mini-mart robbery suspect held on $20,000 bail, More drive-by gunfire on 16th SW in White Center, WHITE CENTER CRIME WATCH: Downtown gunfire, Crime, safety, community: Downtown discussion in White Center, North Highline Unincorporated Area Council (NHUAC), THURSDAY: Talk about crime and safety with your neighbors, FOLLOWUP: Fake-rideshare-rape suspect Israel Ramos-Islas charged, Q from an attendee: This turnout tonight is amazing, how do we keep the momentum going and keep everyone engaged in our community?