Police Arrest Man Following Gunfire Near Pioneer Square

Officers arrested a 29-year-old man and recovered a handgun after receiving reports of gunfire near Pioneer Square early this morning.

Around 3 am, officers were called to the 300 block of 2nd Avenue Ext S after a man on the street reportedly fired several gunshots.

Officers arrived and detained the man, found a handgun sticking out of a backpack near the suspect, and recovered shell casings in the area. Police were unable to lpocate any victims or damaged property.

Police booked the 29-year-old man, who is a convicted felon and unable to legally possess firearms, into the King County Jail.