A recap of the last 48 hours in Seattle:
1. A man was shot and killed at 3am this morning in the Mount Baker neighborhood in Seattle
Local News | Man shot and killed in Seattle's Mount Baker neighhood early this morning | Seattle Times Newspaper
2. A woman was badly beaten while escaping a rape attempt at 3:30am yesterday morning.
CHS Capitol Hill Seattle Blog | Early morning helicopter over Hill -- UPDATE: Woman attacked
3. 2 men were arrested last night for allegedly firing live rounds in the Northgate area.
Local News | Gunfire reports shut I-5; 2 held | Seattle Times Newspaper
4. A man was shot outside of a West Seattle bar last night just after 11pm.
West Seattle Blog… Followup: SPD Blotter summary of last night’s Admiral incident
My wife and I live 20 minutes from each of the four incidents I listed above . We went for a walk earlier this afternoon and I was conceal carrying my 1911. She asked me if it was really necessary to carry on a leisurely walk around the neighborhood. Yes it is necessary. And yes we are moving out of Seattle.