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Shots Fired at Residence in Darrington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 20, 2018

CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

DARRINGTON, Wash. – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault last night in the 26200 block of 473rd Drive NE at approximately 8:40 p.m. A person wearing a mask and armed with a rifle allegedly kicked in the front door of a residence and confronted the occupants. The suspect fired a round into the house, striking the television. The suspect then retreated outside and hid in bushes nearby. One of the occupants inside the home went outside to confront the suspect. The suspect allegedly fired off three more rounds and fled the scene in a vehicle. There were no injuries at the victim’s residence.

Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the scene and an area search for the suspect was conducted. At this time there is no suspect in custody. Detectives believe they have identified the suspect as the victim’s neighbor. This incident remains under investigation.

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