Seattle police arrested the teen Tuesday after they say he fired a gun in a convenience store early Monday.
A 17-year-old boy suspected of trying to rob a Queen Anne convenience store was arrested early Tuesday after Seattle police say he fired a gun in the store the day before.
Officers responded to the store in the 1600 block of Queen Anne Avenue North around 1:30 a.m. Monday, according to police.
A male clerk told investigators the teen demanded money with a gun, and that the clerk threw an empty milk crate at the 17-year-old, thinking the gun wasn’t real, police said.
Investigators say the teen fired a shot that nearly hit the clerk and struck coolers in the back of the store, police said. He fled.
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The teen evaded officers until Tuesday morning, when police said they arrested and booked him into King County Juvenile Detention on suspicion of robbery.