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Shooting Suspect in Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 4, 2015

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, shari.ireton@snoco.org, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

EVERETT, WASH. – After a several four hour standoff with police, the 17 year-old male suspected of shooting two teens last night is in custody.  He is being evaluated for minor injuries from the aerosol irritant SWAT used to force him out of the residence.  

Due to his age his name will not be released.

Police activity should not affect traffic this morning.

Following are the news releases related to this incident.

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UPDATE South Everett Shooting Suspect Possible Located

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 4, 2015 (2:30 AM)

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, shari.ireton@snoco.org, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

EVERETT, WASH. – Major Crimes detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office believe they have located the male suspect from the shooting that occurred yesterday. He is believed to be inside a condominium unit at the 1500 block of 115th St SW but refusing to leave the building. 

Additional details will be provided as they become available as the incident develops.

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UPDATE Search for Shooting Suspect in South Everett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 3, 2015 (11:07 PM)

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, shari.ireton@snoco.org, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

EVERETT, WASH. – Major Crimes detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are searching for evidence between Discovery Elementary School and Voyager Middle School where a shooting occurred earlier tonight.  Detectives expect to clear the scene before the school day begins tomorrow.

The suspect, described as a black male in his early 20’s last seen wearing a red sweatshirt, fled the area on foot.  It is believed he was with three females when the shooting occurred.  Anyone who has information about the suspects or incident is asked to call 911.

It was confirmed that the victims are siblings.  Status of their condition is unknown.

There are no additional updates expected tonight.

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Search for Shooting Suspect in South Everett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 3, 2015 (7:46 PM)

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
shari.ireton@snoco.org, 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.

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