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Search for Shooting Suspect in South Everett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 3, 2015

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications,
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

EVERETT, WASH. - Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for a man who allegedly shot two teenagers near Discovery Elementary tonight.  The victims, a 14 year-old female and 17 year-old male, have been transported to Harborview Regional Medical Center.

The shooting was reported around 6:30 tonight near the 11700 block of Meridian Ave S.  The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20’s wearing a red sweatshirt.  K9 units and law enforcement from several other agencies have joined in the search for the suspect.

The shooting did not occur at the school, but nearby, and no one from the school (including staff and students) were injured or involved.