SEATTLE – A veteran Seattle police officer is under investigation for allegations of use of excessive force and unprofessionalism.
The 19-year veteran is being investigated for his conduct during a police response to a report of a drive-by pellet gun shooting in South Seattle.
The date and details of the incident, which occurred in the 3700 block of S. Othello St., were not immediately clear.
The internal investigation was launched after other officers who were present during the incident alerted their supervisor.
The involved officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Office of Professional Accountability investigator at 206-684-8792.
This is a developing story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.