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August 16, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Man fires shotgun during fight in Sodo

Police arrested a 39-year-old Seattle man in the Sodo neighborhood Saturday after he fired a shotgun during a fight with several other men, a spokesman for the department said. The incident happened around Fourth Avenue South and South Lander Street, close to a Shell gas station. Witnesses who called 911 to report the incident told police…

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August 14, 2014 at 6:48 AM

Man with shotgun on Queen Anne draws large police response

A man allegedly opened fire outside a Queen Anne apartment Wednesday night following a dispute with a neighbor, according to a Seattle Police blog post. The suspect was arrested after several officers arrived. Officers received a report around 9:30 PM that an argument between neighbors in the 1000 block of 6th Avenue North had spilled out onto the…

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May 16, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Jury acquits homeowner who fired shots to ‘get paraglider’s attention’

By Jefferson Robbins / The Wenatchee World EAST WENATCHEE — A Douglas County man who admitted firing a shotgun to warn a paraglider away from his Box Canyon Road property was found not guilty Thursday of unlawfully displaying a weapon. A three-man, three-woman District Court jury found Stephen B. Flinn, 66, of Orondo, not guilty of the…

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March 7, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Idaho man convicted in attempt to ‘dust’ low-flying crop-duster

The Associated Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho  — A south-central Idaho man has been convicted of shooting at a crop-duster. The Times-News reports that a jury on Thursday found 42-year-old Christopher V. Lewis, of Filer, guilty of felony discharging a firearm at an aircraft. Prosecutors say the pilot told police he saw someone wielding a shotgun below…

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February 10, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Man beaten, robbed at gunpoint in Central Area

A man walking in Seattle’s Central Area early Sunday was knocked to the ground by two men, one with a shotgun, police said. The incident occurred about 2:30 a.m. near the 2200 block of East Olive Street. Police said the man told them that the two men stood over him, first pointing the shotgun at his face then striking him…

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