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Police Recover Rifle Following Report of Gunfire in West Seattle

Police recovered a gold-colored rifle and a loaded magazine from a vehicle shortly after officers were called to investigate a report of gunfire Sunday evening in West Seattle.

Around 6:15 PM, officers responded to 4800 block of 25 Av SW to investigate a possible gunshot. A witness reported seeing a black two-door driving away from the scene.

Officers stopped the vehicle a short distance away and contacted a man and woman in the vehicle. After identifying the driver and passenger, officers released them from the scene and began working to obtain a warrant to search the car.

After being granted a warrant, officers searched the car and found a gold-colored rifle, a loaded magazine and steel knuckles.

Police continue to investigate the incident.