Police: Man arrested for unlawfully carrying firearm in downtown Seattle

A man was arrested Monday for carrying a gun downtown without a concealed weapon permit, police said.

Officers were searching downtown Seattle for a suspect in a shooting at 2nd Avenue and Pine Street, when they saw a man with a gun clearly sticking out of his waistband near 3rd Avenue and Pike Street.

Police talked to the 27-year-old man, who did not have a concealed weapon permit. He was taken into custody for unlawfully carrying a firearm and booked into King County Jail.

Police do not believe this is connected to the shooting that happened Monday afternoon at 2nd Avenue and Pine Street.

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