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Detectives Investigating Homicide in Snohomish


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 8, 2023


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



SNOHOMISH, Wash. - Around 7:45 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to the 1600 block of S. Machias Road for reports of a drive-by shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, a man in his 30s, deceased at the scene.  


It is believed the suspect vehicle fled from the scene northbound on S. Machias Road. Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the scene to investigate. 


South Machias Road was closed from Division to OK Mill Road throughout the night while detectives investigated. 


Anyone with information, video surveillance or dash cam footage in the area around 7:45 p.m. Thursday, or who may have witnessed the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 425-388-3845. 


Positive identification of the decedent, as well as cause and manner of death, will be determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.