Police arrested a person and recovered a stolen firearm on Saturday afternoon after the suspect pointed the gun at a safety guard.
Simply after 1:00 p.m., a witness known as to record that they had simply noticed anyone draw a weapon on a industry safety guard within the 2400 block of South Jackson Boulevard. The witness mentioned the suspect have been sound asleep in opposition to the wall of the construction and the safety guard had approached him and mentioned one thing the witness may just now not listen. As the safety guard grew to become to stroll away, the suspect drew a weapon from his pants and pointed it on the safety guard’s again. The person then walked clear of the industry.
Arriving officials discovered and arrested the suspect a couple of blocks away. When he used to be arrested, the person had the loaded gun in his waistband and a spring blade knife (a gross misdemeanor in Washington) in one in every of his pants wallet. A data take a look at printed that the gun used to be stolen and the suspect used to be a convicted felon, making it unlawful for him to own a firearm.
Police booked the 52-year-old suspect into King County Prison for 3 felonies: harassment, illegal ownership of a firearm, and ownership of a stolen firearm.