Two arrested in connection with Seattle drive-by shooting
SEATTLE -- Two convicted felons have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that damaged houses and cars Monday night in Rainier Beach, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The shooting was reported around 11 p.m. in the 9800 block of 57th Avenue South. Officers found shell casings in the area and damage to a parked car and two homes.
According to police, the man who had been the target of the shooting called 911 later that night. He told officers a silver Audi was following him on Renton Avenue South and opened fire when he turned onto 57th Avenue. The bullets reportedly missed their intended target but grazed his car.
When detectives found the Audi near 51st Avenue South and South Pilgrim Street around 1 a.m. Tuesday, there were three men and two guns inside.
Two of the men, ages 22 and 23, were convicted felons and therefor unable to legally possess firearms. They were arrested on weapons violations.
The third man was released from the scene.