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(Update) Man Shot in Arm on Capitol Hill


Officers have arrested the 24-year-old suspect from this morning’s shooting on Capitol Hill. Police arrested the suspect and recovered the handgun when he turned himself in to officers at the North Precinct.

Last nights shooting appears to have been the continuation of an incident in Snohomish County, where the suspect may be facing additional charges.

After interviewing him, officers booked the man into King County Jail on investigation of assault.


(Original Post)

An early morning confrontation between a woman’s past suitors ended with one man shot in the arm.

Before 2 AM an angry ex-boyfriend found his former girlfriend with another ex-beau at 11 Ave and Pike Street on Capitol Hill. The confrontation escalated to the point where the incensed ex-boyfriend pulled out a gun and fired multiple rounds, striking the victim in the arm.

Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers are collecting evidence at the scene and speaking with the involved parties.

Police from multiple agencies are coordinating in their search for the 24-year-old suspect.