The Morning Blotter

Rainier Beach: A man sustained serious injuries during a shooting at a club in Rainier Beach earlier this month, police reports say. According to the report, at about 3:00 a.m. on November 7th, two men were at a club in the 9100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S when they got into an argument with another man. All three men were kicked out of the club, and continued to fight outside. The third man walked away from the two men, but returned moments later with a gun and fired at least two rounds at point blank range. One man ended up with a bullet lodged in his lung, and was also struck in the stomach a report says. The man was taken to Valley Medical Center. The victim was unable to identify the man, but his sister told police she might know the gunman.

Ruff Stuff: Veterinary assistant charged with illegally possessing doggy version of codeine.

Nuisance Properties: City council committee approves legislation which could be used to shut down drug houses, problem motels.

Is It Safe? City releases results of  opinion poll on police department.