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July 15, 2012 at 9:26 AM

Gunfire in Belltown this morning, man arrested

Seattle police say that gunfire broke out while a crowd gathered in a Belltown parking lot early this morning.

Police were dispatched to the 2100 block of First Avenue for a fight in a parking lot. A crowd had apparently gathered and someone started firing shots, police spokeswoman Renee Witt said.

No one was struck by gunfire.

Officers saw several people get into a parked car and police chased down the vehicle, Witt said. Six people were detained, a 21-year-old man who was identified by witnesses as the gunman was arrested for investigation of weapons violation, according to police.

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