Officer’s quick action prevents shooting

On September 27th at bar closing, a West Precinct officer was in the area of 1st and Blanchard on a premise check for bar closing.  He was advised by security from a nearby nightclub that there was a man with gun.  After a short foot pursuit one suspect was taken in custody.  The suspect had been in a fight in the club and had gone to his car to get a gun.  The gun was recovered.  Further investigation revealed that it had been stolen out of Chehalis.  The suspect was booked into King County Jail.