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Man Arrested Following Dunlap Shots Fired Call

Officers arrested a man and recovered semi automatic rifle following reports of shots fired in the Dunlap neighborhood overnight.

Officers responded to the 9000 block of Seward Park Avenue South at 11:30 p.m. when witnesses began calling 911 to report  shots fired in an apartment complex parking lot.  Officers arrived and spotted a car leaving the area that was reported to be a part of the shooting.  Officers stopped the car and arrested the 23-year-old driver. Witnesses confirmed the man officers arrested had been firing a gun in the parking lot moments earlier.

Officers searched the area and found a semi-automatic rifle stashed in the backseat of a car and damage to multiple cars parked  nearby.

Officers booked the man into King County Jail for a felony warrant, unlawful discharge of a firearm and felony property damage.