Rifle recovered after report of gunfire in West Seattle
information from Seattle Police Blotter
Police recovered a gold-colored rifle and a loaded magazine from a vehicle shortly after officers were called to investigate a report of gunfire Sunday evening in West Seattle.
Around 6:15 PM, officers responded to 4800 block of 25th Av SW to investigate a possible gunshot. A witness reported seeing a black two-door driving away from the scene.
Officers stopped the vehicle a short distance away and contacted a man and woman in the vehicle. After identifying the driver and passenger, officers released them from the scene and began working to obtain a warrant to search the car.
After being granted a warrant, officers searched the car and found a gold-colored rifle, a loaded magazine and steel knuckles.
Police continue to investigate the incident.