Seattle police arrest suspect in Columbia City ‘shootout’
Police say they’ve arrested a suspect in a shootout in Seattle’s Columbia City Friday morning.
Several witnesses reported hearing six or more shots fired about 11:00 a.m. near the area of 5200 39 Ave. S. Witnesses also reported seeing two men firing at a passing vehicle and the occupants of the vehicle returning fire.
After a search on foot, officers tracked down a suspect hiding in a house in the 5000 block of 42 Ave. S. Officers arrested the man without incident and recovered a handgun.
The man will be booked into King County Jail for weapons violations.
The Gang Unit responded and processed the scene. There were no reported injuries or property damage.