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Major Crimes Unit Detectives Arrest Suspect in Thursday Morning Shooting


CONTACTS: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office

Courtney.O’, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263


ARLINGTON, Wash. – At approximately 6:30 p.m. last night, the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit arrested a 49 year-old Marysville man for first-degree assault. Deputies responded to a shooting around 9 a.m. Thursday in the 15400 block of SR 530 in Arlington. A 29 year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen and was transported to Cascade Valley Hospital. The suspect, a 49 year-old male, fled the scene in a vehicle.

During the investigation, Major Crimes Unit detectives learned the incident started as a verbal altercation outside a residence. The 29 year-old male was standing in a driveway when he was shot by the 49 year-old suspect who was inside his vehicle.

Deputies with the Violent Offender Task Force located the suspect during a traffic stop in Marysville around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. After placing him in handcuffs, deputies located a handgun in his waistband. He was arrested without incident and transported to the Snohomish County Jail where he was booked for first-degree assault.

This is an active investigation.