Man wounded in leg in Beacon Hill shooting; suspect arrested

SEATTLE -- A man was shot in one of his legs and a suspect was arrested Friday in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood, police said.

The shooting occurred at 38th Avenue South and South Willow Street.

After receiving numerous report of shots being fired, officers arrived at the scene and found a 27-year-old man lying on the street with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said.

Seattle firefighters treated the 27-year-old man and transported him to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

As officers began searching the scene for a suspect in the shooting, police received a 911 call from a 25-year-old man who said he had been involved in the incident. Officers found the man in a nearby apartment, where they seized a gun and took the man into custody.

Officers recovered more than a dozen shell casings from two different guns at the scene, and found that one building in the area was damaged by gunfire, police said.

Police are still investigating the circumstances the led up to the incident.