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Shots fired in South Seattle, suspect arrested

On December 20th, at approximately 11:30 pm, South Precinct officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the 9800 Block of 62nd Avenue South.  When officers arrived in the area, they were unable to locate the source, although a possible vehicle description was provided by witnesses.  At about 1:50 am an officer returned to the area and noticed the suspect car parked in the driveway of a house in the 10000 Block of 62nd Avenue South with a man inside acting strangely.  The car’s interior light was on and as the officer approached the car, the man began screaming at the officer to shoot him.  The officer called for additional officers. After a bit of negoitating,  the suspect was safely removed from the car and taken into custody. A .38 caliber handgun was found on the floor board of the car, along with two spent shell casings.  The 53 year old male’s name was checked and it was discovered he had an outstanding robbery warrant.  He was later booked into the King County Jail for the warrant and the weapons charge.  The suspect also admitted to having fired the shots earlier.