After attempting to elude police, murder suspect arrested in Edmonds
Last updated 4/23/2019 at Noon
A pursuit of a murder suspect that began in Everett ended in Edmonds in the Winco parking lot at 220th Street SW and HIghway 99 Tuesday, April 23.
Everett police report that at about 4:20 p.m., officers located a murder suspect in a vehicle at Seventh Avenue SE and SE Everett Mall Way. The vehicle fled as officers closed in.
Officers, believing the suspect had a weapon and was a threat to public safety, began a pursuit. While fleeing, the vehicle struck multiple parked cars before speeding southbound on I-5.
In Edmonds, the vehicle left the freeway and stopped in the Winco parking lot; the suspect and driver fled but were quickly located by officers.
The suspect, a 24-year-old man, was taken to Yakima on a murder warrant. The driver, a 39-year-old man, was booked into Snohomish County Jail for eluding and hit-and-run charges.
No civilian injuries were reported. One Everett officer was transported to a local hospital as a precaution after being involved in a collision.
The number of damaged vehicles is unknown, as traffic officers continue their portion of the investigation.
The involved vehicle, an Acura, was impounded as evidence, pending further investigation.
Multiple law enforcement agencies assisted with the pursuit and capture of the suspects, including the Edmonds Police Department.