A major police effort was completed without incident Wednesday afternoon with a homicide suspect taken into custody from a tent in a homeless encampment area just below Yesler Terrace.
Seattle Police and SWAT officers were reported in positions surrounding the camp area near 10th and S Washington just before 3 PM.
Police and a Bearcat armored vehicle moved into the area following reports of an armed suspect inside a large tent in the encampment, according to police radio updates.
With the area surrounded, the suspect was taken into custody without incident after being contacted by a police negotiator around 3:30 PM, according to the radio reports.
There were no reported injuries. We do not now if any weapons were recovered at the scene.