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Two Men Arrested on Beacon Hill After Shooting

A 31 year-old man and his 26 year old brother were arrested last night by the Seattle Police following a shooting in the 1900 block of S Lander St.

Just after 10 pm on May 21st a woman called 911 to report that her friend’s ex-boyfriend was on her porch pounding on the door, making threats and was armed with a gun. While standing on the front porch shouting threats, the suspect fired the gun placing the victim and her nine month old in serious danger.

Following the shooting the suspect got into his car and fled the scene. Officers contacted the victim who was understandably shaken, but thankfully uninjured.

Patrol officers located the suspect vehicle on Beacon Hill with the suspect still inside. The man was arrested for a felony charge stemming from the shooting and felony harassment. The second man was arrested on a gun possesion charge, while the third was interviewed a released from the scene.

Officers could see two guns inside the suspect’s car which was impounded. The guns will be recovered after a search warrant is obtained.