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Two Teens Arrested After Shots Fired In South Beacon Hill Park

Officers arrested two people after they fired a gun in a South Beacon Hill park.

Witnesses began calling 911 at 10:30 Friday night to report shots fired at Van Asselt Playfield. Officers quickly arrived and stopped multiple cars attempting to leave the park.  An officer approached the 18-year-old driver of a tan Chevy Impala and spotted a handgun on the floor between the driver and his 16-year-old passenger.  Officers took the driver and passenger into custody after they found multiple shell casings in the park.  Officers booked the driver into King County Jail for a firearms charge while the 16-year-old was booked into the King County Youth Services Center for an outstanding warrant. Officers also impounded the teen’s car.