Officer fires gun in south Seattle shootout

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Police say an officer on patrol in south Seattle witnessed a shootout between two men just before midnight Tuesday after they left a lounge.

Police say the officer fired on both suspects. One fled. One was taken into custody. Police have recovered two handguns.

The officer is not hurt.

A witness told KIRO-TV he heard at least seven shots.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html