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In follow up to the December 6, 2019 shooting in the neighborhood of 236th and 49th Place W, Mountlake Terrace Police Department has identified a person of interest and note that their investigation continues.
As previously reported, one male victim was shot in the lower back and was being driven to Swedish Edmonds Hospital by his companions when pulled over by Edmonds Police. The injured man was later transported to Harborview and has since been discharged.
The person of interest is a known individual and the Police Department would like the community to know that the incident appears to have been a “drug transaction gone bad” and not a random act of violence.
The Police Department executed a search warrant on one vehicle and is currently preparing additional search warrants. The victims involved in this incident have been uncooperative with conflicting stories and detectives continue to investigate.
For more information, contact the Police Department at (425) 670-8260.