Police arrest man in connection with fatal Arlington shooting


ARLINGTON, Wash. - An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old woman in Arlington in April.

Police said they have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection to the death of Jessica C. Jones. He was reportedly Jones’ boyfriend.

On April 8, officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon in the 6800 block of 188th Street Northeast. When police arrived they found a Jones with a gunshot wound to the head.

Jones was taken to Harborview Medical Center but died from her injuries the next day.

Police said the suspect initially reported that Jones was shot by an unknown person  who was possibly shooting from inside of a dark blue Dodge Neon. After an investigation, a witness later shared with Arlington detectives that they saw the suspect enter the garage during a disturbance and then heard a gunshot. Police recovered a handgun from bushes during a search of the property.

The suspect has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on charges of second-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm.