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Firearm Recovered After Shooting in the CID

Seattle Police officers arrested a 39-year-old male for firing a handgun near the intersection of 8th Avenue South and South King Street Monday.

Shortly before 10:30 a.m., officers responded to reports of a man firing a gun in the 800 block of South King Street. Upon arrival, witnesses pointed out the suspect and told officers they observed the male fire the gun.

Officers contacted the suspect who denied having a firearm. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm and took him into custody. Police recovered a 9mm handgun from the suspect.

The suspect was booked into King County Jail.