Man injured in accidental shooting outside of Shoreline recreation center

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A shooting that occurred outside the Spartan Recreation Center in Shoreline prompted a large police presence on Thursday evening.

Just before 6 p.m., officers were called to the area of the 200 block of Northeast 185th Street for a report of a man walking down the street with a gun.

Minutes later, officers received additional information about a shooting in the same area.

When deputies arrived, they found a man who had been shot and then detained another man.

Deputies said it was an accidental shooting. One of the men was playing with a gun, which went off and hit his friend.

The victim suffered a non-life-threatening injury. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

Law enforcement said the gun was recovered.

When Chopper 7 flew over the scene, two people were spotted talking with law enforcement.

Authorities said there was a threat to the public.