Gunshots Lead Police to Rainier Beach Felon with Warrant, Two Handguns

Seattle Police say a bit of sleuthing and persistent door knocking by patrol officers late Saturday night led them to arrest a felon with a warrant and two handguns.

SPD spokesman Jonah Spangenthal-Lee says it was about 10:30 pm on October 27th, when police got a call about several men firing a gun from the back porch of a home on 63rd Avenue S. and S. Cooper Street.

“When officers arrived at the home, they called the phone inside and knocked on the door, but no one answered,” wrote Spangenthal-Lee.

He added that the officers could see four people trying to hide on the second floor of the home, so they went back to knocking on the door.

“Finally, after a full two minutes of door knocking, an 18-year-old man came outside,” wrote Spangenthal-Lee. “The man, who was obviously intoxicated, told officers he didn’t know anything about any gunfire, and claimed no one else was inside the home.”

He said that the man was evasive when police asked View full post on “drunk” News

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