Deputies: Woman fatally shot in Snohomish; man taken into custody

Deputies: Woman fatally shot in Snohomish; man taken into custody

A 45-year-old Snohomish woman was fatally shot Monday night and a man believed to be her husband was taken into custody.

Deputies responded to a call at about 9 p.m. by a man who said someone was hurt at a residence in the 15600 block of 59th Drive Southeast.

Deputies said this may have been a domestic violence dispute.

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When deputies arrived, they found a woman unconscious with gunshot wounds. CPR was performed on the woman but she was pronounced dead.

A 49-year-old man, who is believed to be the woman's husband, was taken into custody without incident.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.

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