Police arrest suspect in Everett murder

Police arrest suspect in Everett murder

EVERETT, Wash. — Everett police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a murder Friday morning.

It happened at a business in the 1400 block of 80th Street Southwest around 8 a.m. Police said a female employee in her 50s was shot inside and later died at the scene.

Witnesses at the scene told police the suspect had a connection to the woman and it is not considered to be a random shooting.

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Officers were looking for the suspect, described as a man in his 60s who fled the scene in a 2005 red Chevrolet Corvette.

He was found shortly after behind a Safeway store in Everett. Police said the man was not cooperative and said officers fired shots before taking him into custody. It is not known if anyone was injured by the shots fired.

Video from the scene showed the suspect being transported from the scene in an ambulance.

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