Arlington shooting now a homicide investigation

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ARLINGTON, Wash. - A woman airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after she was shot in Arlington has died.

Police and firefighters received a report of the shooting in the 6800 block of 188th Street Northeast at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 26-year-old Arlington woman with a gunshot wound to the head.

Arlington fire transported the woman to Airlift Northwest’s base at the Arlington Airport. She was flown to Harborview in Seattle, where she died at 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Identification of the victim as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.

Police are investigating the death as a homicide. No details about the motive or a suspect have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Arlington Police Department or 911.

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