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Police Recover Gun After Arresting Harassment Suspect

Seattle Police responded to a man threatened with a firearm after a verbal argument in Queen Anne Sunday morning.

Prior to arrival, officers were advised the male suspect threatened to retrieve a firearm from a vehicle and return to shoot the victim. Responding officers were then told the suspect was observed entering a vehicle and exiting with a firearm in hand.

Police arrived shortly before 1:00 a.m. near the intersection of 1st Avenue West and West Mercer Street and detained the 22-year-old suspect.

Officers spoke with the 27-year-old male victim who stated he saw the suspect produce a firearm and walk towards him.

Police recovered a handgun from the suspect’s vehicle.

The suspect was arrested for harassment and booked into King County Jail.