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Edmonds man shot by two police officers in Bothell had displayed a weapon out window

Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and the Bothell Police Departments conduct an investigation into an incident near Wayne Golf Course Friday afternoon in Bothell near the Kenmore border. A man was sent to Harborview Medical Center with unspecified injuries following the incident. - Matt Phelps, Bothell Reporter
Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and the Bothell Police Departments conduct an investigation into an incident near Wayne Golf Course Friday afternoon in Bothell near the Kenmore border. A man was sent to Harborview Medical Center with unspecified injuries following the incident.
— image credit: Matt Phelps, Bothell Reporter

The Edmonds man who police officers shot and injured last Friday after a slow-speed pursuit that ended in Bothell had displayed a weapon out his truck’s window.

Robert A. Marvin, 68, who was allegedly suicidal, remains in Harborview Medical Center where he is expected to survive injuries sustained during the incident, police said.

The officers involved in the shooting are a 22-year veteran of the Edmonds Police Department and a sergeant from Mountlake Terrace Police Department with 16 years of experience. Both are currently on administrative leave during the investigation.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Bothell Police Department, were involved in an almost six-mile pursuit of Marvin after his wife reported he was suicidal and left their Edmonds home with a weapon on Oct. 26.

When Marvin refused to stop, police used a spike strip to flatten the passenger side tires on his GMC Sierra. Shortly thereafter, the GMC stopped in the 16700 block of 96th Ave. N.E. in front of Wayne Public Golf Course in Bothell where Marvin refused to get out of the vehicle and he displayed a weapon out the window. Shots were fired and Marvin was struck several times. Although still in Harborview Medical Center, Marvin was booked into King County Jail on Oct. 30 on second-degree assault charges.

A SMART investigation was initiated as Snohomish County law enforcement officers were involved in the incident and their respective agencies requested the team investigate.

If anyone witnessed or has information about the incident, please contact the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 425-388-3845.

 

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