• Man killed in officer involved shooting in Snohomish County

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    A man has died after an officer involved shooting incident on Ebey Island in Snohomish County.

    A woman called authorities to report her 35-year-old husband as being suicidal just after 8 p.m. on Sunday. She said that he wanted police to kill him.

    Snohomish County deputies located the husband's vehicle in a gravel parking lot near 51st Avenue Southeast and 20th Street Southeast at about 9 p.m.

    Deputies attempted to talk to the husband and gave instructions for him to come out from behind his vehicle. The husband came out holding what appeared to be a weapon. Deputies fired multiple shots.

    Everett fire responded and declared the husband deceased.

    Detectives recovered a firearm at the scene.

    Three Snohomish County deputies were involved in the shooting -- a sergeant with 10 years experience, a deputy with 12 years experience, and a deputy with 2 years of experience. All three will be placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.

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