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Man Arrested with Handgun, Drum Magazine Following DUI Collision

Seattle Police arrested a man with a handgun and drum magazine following a DUI collision in West Seattle on June 7th.

At about 2:20 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to reports of a three-vehicle collision in the 7100 block of 28th Avenue Southwest. When they arrived, they located an impaired driver and placed him under arrest.

While investigating, Officers recovered a backpack with a handgun, a 50-round drum magazine, and over 60 rounds of ammunition. The firearm was constructed from a Polymer-80 kit and is an untraceable weapon.

Police completed a lawful blood draw pursuant to a warrant. The 20-year-old suspect was booked into King County Jail for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Driving Under the Influence.

Detectives with the Traffic Collision Investigations Squad have been assigned to this case.