Burglary Suspect Arrested Carrying Loaded Shotgun in West Seattle

Southwest Precinct officers responded to a report of an attempted burglary in the Puget Ridge neighborhood early Monday morning. After checking the home, officers located a possible suspect one block away carrying a loaded shotgun.

At approximately 5:00 am, officers were checking the area after responding to the home in the 1800 block of SW Dawson Street for a report of an attempted burglary. 

During the area check, an officer located a possible suspect one block away, carrying a shotgun.  Police arrested the 36-year-old man, who is a convicted felon and unable to legally possess firearms. Officers booked him into the King County Jail on felony charges of burglary and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Detectives will handle the follow up investigation.