Friday news roundup

The downtown shooting incidents have brought back up to the surface concerns about safety downtown.

The Seattle Times, SeattlePI, MyNorthwest, AP, Crosscut, and the Stranger all cover the latest news on the downtown shootings and the emerging political fallout for city officials.

Erica Barnett reports on what’s happening with setting upt he new regional homeless authority.

The Urbanist looks at the deal to save the “P Patch” garden at Seattle Center.