Everett — At about 4:55am this morning Snohomish County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 emergency call originating from the 8700 block of Gothic Way in Everett to a reported home invasion burglary where one of the residents reported that they had discharged a firearm and injured one of the unknown suspects. Additional information offered by the 911 caller advised the suspects were unknown to the caller and had sprayed pepper spray after having kicked in the front door to gain entry to the residence.
Deputies arrived at about 5 oclock and found a subject who had been shot at the home. He was determined by on-scene medics to be deceased. Unknown subject or subjects fled on foot. Currently, there is no suspect description to disseminate. A law enforcement K-9 search was performed but no suspect was located.
The occupants were cooperative with investigators. There have been no arrests at this point.
The deceased subject was released to the medical examiner to determine cause and manner of death and determine identification.
Guns were recovered from the scene.
Investigators believe this was a robbery attempt.
This is an on-going investigation and Detectives are requesting anyone with information to call the Snohomish County Sheriff’s tip line at 425-388-3845.