The suspect, whose identity has not been released, had reportedly been drinking all day before he threw a flask at his former girlfriend, according to police. At some point that day, he threatened to shoot himself and "blow up the neighborhood."
Seattle police officers responded to a domestic-violence call on New Year’s Eve. They left with a 45-year-old male suspect and a collection of his guns, according to the Seattle Police Department Blotter.
The suspect, whose identity has not been released, had reportedly been drinking all day before he threw a flask at his former girlfriend, according to the blotter. The victim told police that they had just broken off their seven-year relationship and asked officers to take the suspect’s guns away. At some point that day, he threatened to shoot himself and “blow up the neighborhood.”
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Officers coaxed the suspect out of the basement of the home and took him into custody on suspicion of domestic-violence assault and threats.
“All of the firearms will be placed into safekeeping while the investigation continues,” the SPD blotter said.