One man was shot and a suspect was taken into custody around noon in downtown Burien on Saturday, Jan. 7.
Police say that two men were seen in a verbal dispute near SW 152nd Street near 4th Ave SW when one of the men pulled out a firearm and shot the other in the shoulder.
The suspect was apprehended nearby, and the victim went to Harborview Medical Center, and is expected to survive.
Witnesses report hearing shots being fired, and police cordoned off 4th Ave SW for a while.
As we gather more information we’ll update this post…
â€” Tim Durkan (@timdurkan) January 7, 2017
Person shot in shoulder in Burien near SW 152 & 4th SW. Taken to HMC with non-life-threatening injuries. Suspect in custody.
More to come.
â€” KIRO 7 (@KIRO7Seattle) January 7, 2017
NOW what’s happening in #Burien?! 152nd & 4th?
â€” amy swindle (@amezilla) January 7, 2017
@btownblog I was in The Burien Press with my son. Didn't hear anything but saw the response. Would have been nice if the police had told us.
— todbookless (@todbookless) January 7, 2017