The Crime Blotter: Fatal shooting near Paine Field prompts manhunt
Major Crimes detectives with Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are on the hunt for a man who shot another man multiple times near Paine Field on Sunday afternoon along Admiralty Way.
The suspect, described by witnesses as a 5′ 8″ Black man in his 20s with short hair, a green shirt, and tan pants, was said to have fled on foot.
Detectives think the man is armed, but say he is not a threat to the community.
They think the two men were in an argument before the shooting – but they haven’t said what the two were fighting about.
After the shooting, the victim was transported to Providence Hospital but died from his injuries.
K-9 teams were deployed, but couldn’t track the shooter.
An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
One dead after men get into argument in Granite Falls
Snohomish County deputies are investigating a shooting that killed one man in Granite Falls Saturday Morning.
According to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), deputies responded to the 21100 block of Gun Club Rd. after someone called 911 saying a 27-year-old man had been shot multiple times.
When police arrived, they found the man dead, and multiple witnesses said that he and another man got into an argument before the gunshots.
Deputies identified the suspect in the case as a 22-year-old man from Mount Vernon and arrested him after they found him driving around the Granite Falls area.
Authorities say a major crime unit is on the scene and actively investigating the incident.
Man shot after argument at Kent apartment complex
Just after 6:30 p.m. August 19, Kent Police officers were sent to multiple reports of a fight between two men in the parking lot of the Riverwood apartments at 24600 Russell Road.
They say that the altercation escalated to the point where one man shot the other.
When police arrived on the scene, they found a man with an obvious gunshot wound to the stomach, unconscious and without a pulse.
Life-saving measures were performed but he could not be revived.
Initial reports say the shooter is a 71-year-old man, who got in a fight with the 28-year-old victim, with both being residents at the apartment complex.
The man is in custody as the investigation continues.
Fatal shooting in Burlington leaves one man dead
On Aug. 19, at 8:36 p.m. Burlington Police were dispatched to reports of several gunshots at 1200 E Fairhaven avenue.
When officers arrived at the scene they located a man with a suspected gunshot wound, and after medical personnel tried to save his life he was declared dead at the scene.
Witnesses report a vehicle sped away from the scene of the crime.
Burlington Police are actively investigating the incident.
String of shootings in Snohomish County leads to new taskforce
Over the weekend Snohomish County saw a series of shootings, including a deadly shooting in Granite Falls and another in south Everett that left a man critically injured.
In response, the county will form a new Regional Violent Crime Reduction Unit that will include members of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department, County prosecutors, Lynnwood and Everett PD and the FBI.
Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman says the team will collaborate for 60 days and reassess.