Police arrest man for shooting gun in Seahurst Park ‘because it was fun’


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Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 23-year old male for illegal discharge from a handgun as well as reckless endangerment for firing shots in Seahurst Park recently.

Police say that on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, they initially received a call of gun shots being heard at Eagle Landing Park, and had a description of the subjects firing off the gun.

Nothing was found at Eagle Landing Park, but a short time later police were called to Seahurst park nearby for more shots being fired.

Deputies located two males matching the description of the earlier subjects.

Both of these subjects did not have a gun on them. However, after further investigation Deputies located a handgun in the woods nearby where the two subjects had just walked from.

One of the subjects admitted to just buying the gun and was just firing it off “because it was fun” then admitted that he stopped because he realized houses were too close.

The male was booked into SCORE jail.

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