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Police Arrest Man for Monday Afternoon Downtown Shooting

Police arrested a suspected gunman Monday afternoon after he shot another man near Freeway Park.

Shortly before 2 PM witnesses began calling 911 to report a man shooting at someone in the 600 block of Seneca Street. Officers arrived within 3 minutes and were able to take the suspect into custody and recover a firearm. Police provided first aid to the victim, who had a gunshot wound to the abdomen, until Seattle Fire Department Medics arrived and took the man to Harborview Medical Center.

Officers booked the suspect into the King County Jail for investigation of assault. Detectives are now working to determine what led up to the shooting.