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Drive by shooting near Othello Playfield, two arrested

On June 1st, at approximately 5:54 p.m.,  South Precinct officers and Gang Detectives responded to a 911 call of shots fired from a moving vehicle near the corner of 46 Avenue South and South Chicago Street.  A witness stated that they saw a Ford Explorer with two suspects speed past the corner and fire 4 or 5 shots from a handgun into the air.  Officers made contact with the two suspects a short distance away.  The suspects were arrested after they and the vehicle were positively identified by witnesses.  During a search of the vehicle, a handgun and ammuntion was recovered.  A records check of the gun later showed that it was stolen.  Both the adult males were booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Drive-By Shooting and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.