Thursday afternoon near SW 149th Street and 8th Ave SW â€“ about a block west of the Burien Police station â€“ a man was seen waving a knife.
A Sergeant saw the man, who cut himself and told police that he also had bombs.
A witness said the man was in an SUV, and after a standoff, police ordered him out and onto the ground.
The witness added that a sharp shooter was also brought in shortly before the encounter ended. The witness also told The B-Town Blog that a single shot was fired.
Police were able to peacefully apprehend the suspect, who was taken to a local hospital for mental evaluation.
Below is eyewitness video of the encounter:
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