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June 22, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Man arrested after shots fired in Westlake Park

A 22-year-old man was arrested in downtown Seattle shortly before midnight after at least four shots were fired in Westlake Park, according to Seattle police.

No one was hit by the gunfire which was heard by an officer at Fourth Avenue and Pine Street. He also saw several  people running from the park.

Officers who responded to the incident found four men arguing. They were detained, questioned, but eventually left go. None had a gun, police said.

Meanwhile, security officers in the 1300 block of Fifth Avenue reported seeing a man climbing on top of a roof.  Officers found the man, who, through a records check, was wanted on a Department of Corrections felony warrant.

The man had a knife and the magazine of a handgun with some bullets on him. Officers also found  several baggies of marijuana in the area.

Back at Westlake Park, police found shell casings that appeared to match the bullets in the magazine found on the man.

He was arrested on the outstanding warrant and taken to the King County Jail.

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