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Officer Involved Shooting Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:?Jason Toner, Lieutenant,?Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Media line:?425-249-6263
Lynnwood, Wash.?– The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 14800blk of HWY 99. A deputy attempted to contact a person associated with the vehicle. As the deputy approached, the suspect shot at the deputy with an unknown firearm. The deputy returned fire. The suspect fled. The deputy was not injured and unknown injuries to the suspect. The suspect is described as a white male adult, wearing a red sweatshirt.
Deputies are continuing to search the area with a police K-9 and helicopter. We ask that residences stay in their homes and keep the area clear. This an active investigation.
UPDATE: All roads are now open and deputies have cleared the scene. The suspect whereabouts are still unknown. This an active investigation.