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Deputies Investigate Threat at Schools in Mukilteo School District


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 2, 2021


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



EVERETT, Wash. – Around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to investigate a threat made towards three schools located in the Mukilteo School District. Upon arrival, deputies discovered an anonymous social media post that indicated there would be a shooting at Voyager Middle School, Explorer Middle School and Mariner High School. Patrol deputies requested assistance from the Sheriff’s Office Major Crime Unit and detectives began working the case. 


Detectives were able to identify the source of the social media post and deputies responded to the suspect’s residence. 


The suspect, a 14-year-old, was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was transported to Denny Youth Center and booked on six felony charges.