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Man Arrested for Harassment and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

Seattle Police responded to a report of a man threatening another man with a gun in the South Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

Police arrived at about 7:00 p.m. in the 1000 block of South Henderson Street and detained a man matching the description of the male suspect. Officers interviewed the 52-year-old victim who stated the suspect pointed a handgun at him and threatened to shoot him after a verbal altercation outside his residence. 

An SPD K9 track led to the suspect’s residence where officers served a search warrant and found a .22LR caliber rifle, a handgun style BB gun, and live ammunition. Police learned the suspect was legally prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Police arrested the 34-year-old suspect for harassment and unlawful possession of a firearm. He was later booked into King County Jail.