Deputies: Gas station employee shot, killed during attempted robbery

LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Detectives are investigating a homicide after a Snohomish County gas station employee was shot and killed Sunday morning.

Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies responded around 5:40 a.m. to a homicide at the gas station located at 148th Street and Highway 99.

Detectives learned that the suspect went into the store and shot an employee working inside and believed he was trying to rob the store.

The suspect then fled the scene.

Detectives are continuing to investigate.

The victim was later identified as 60-year-old TejPal Singh of Snohomish.

An official GoFundMe to help support Singh’s family and to help fund funeral expenses can be found here.