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UPDATE: Arrest in South County Shooting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2015
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
[email protected], 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263
EVERETT, Wash. – It has been confirmed that the 15 year-old male suspect (not 16 year-old, as previously reported) is the brother of the 11 year-old shooting victim. The suspect told detectives that he bought the gun from an acquaintance a few months after he was shot last August. A .38 caliber revolver was recovered from the scene. Whether the suspect’s parents knew that he was in possession of the weapon or not is still under investigation.