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Man fires shotgun, arrested for domestic violence harassment in Roosevelt neighborhood

On April 8th, at approximately 9:30 pm, a woman called 911 to report that her brother, a 26 year old man, was chasing their parents around the house with a gun.  While North Precinct officers were enroute to the residence in the 6300 Block of 8th Avenue NE, the complainant stated that she heard a gunshot.  Officers arrived and contacted the suspect outside of the house.  He was immediately taken into custody without incident. 

Officers contacted the parents and sister and made sure that everyone was ok.  Officers located one unspent shotgun shell and one spent shell lying just outside the backdoor.  It is believed that the suspect fired the shotgun once into the air.  Officers located the shotgun inside the house near the backdoor.  The suspect declined to speak with officers about the incident.  Items located at the scene, including the shotgun, were taken into evidence. The suspect was later booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Domestic Violence  Harassment.

While officers were investigating this incident, a neighbor, possibly a friend of the suspect,  began causing a disturbance in his back yard and back alley.  The neighbor requested to go inside the house (which was a crime scene).  He was told by multiple officers that he could not.  While officers were downstairs in the rear of the house photographing evidence, they heard a loud slam and footsteps as if someone had entered the home through the front door.   The 34 year old neighbor ran back out of the house and into his own yard before being contacted and arrested by officers.  He was later booked into the King County Jail for obstructing.