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Renton Man Arrested After Carjacking and Shots Fired in Lynnwood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 16, 2019

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

LYNNWOOD, Wash. – A 38 year-old Renton man was taken into custody following a carjacking and shots fired in the Dollar Tree parking lot in the 13600 block of Mukilteo Speedway. At 1:45 p.m. deputies responded to the area in search of the victim’s vehicle, a yellow taxi cab. The vehicle was located near I-5 and a pursuit was initiated. At one point the suspect was driving the wrong way on I-5 and deputies terminated the pursuit. The pursuit was initiated a second time and ended at the entrance of the southbound HOV lanes on I-5 in Northgate. The suspect, a 38 year-old Renton man, was taken into custody without incident. There were no injuries.

This is still an active investigation.