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Suspect Sought from August Accidental Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 2, 2016

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

EVERETT, WASH. – Major crimes detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are looking for 26 year-old Corey Robert Myers who was believed to be involved in an accidental shooting incident last month.  Detectives have probable cause to arrest Myers for unlawful possession of a firearm.

Myers is believed to have accidently shot a female at a resident in the 12100 block of Andrew Sater Rd on the evening of August 21st when he dropped a backpack with a gun inside, accidentally discharging the weapon.  He fled the scene prior to law enforcement arriving.  The shooting victim is still in the hospital, but expected to survive.  

Myers is a convicted felon and should be considered armed and dangerous.  He is 6’07” and weighs approximately 200 lbs. with hazel eyes and dark brown hair.  He is associated with a black BMW or Honda passenger vehicle. 

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Myers should call the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 425-388-3845.