Bothell detectives investigate the suspicious shooting on Sept. 18. Police remained at the scene for more than six hours. Photos courtesy of the Bothell Police Department

Bothell detectives investigate the suspicious shooting on Sept. 18. Police remained at the scene for more than six hours. Photos courtesy of the Bothell Police Department

Bothell police arrest shooting suspect, search for rifle

The suspect allegedly used a rifle in the assault, which was described as an AK-47.

Bothell detectives recently arrested a suspect in the suspicious shooting case that left a victim hospitalized.

The victim’s roommate called 911 at 5:44 a.m. after returning home on Sept. 18 to find his roommate injured on the floor with a gunshot wound from a rifle. Aid crews arrived on the 10600 block of NE 152nd St. and transported the 33-year-old male victim to the hospital where he remains in stable condition as of the Reporter’s Monday deadline. Detectives arrived on the scene soon after.

Police arrested a 22-year-old female suspect in Everett on Sept. 21 for investigation of assault in the first degree. The suspect is an acquaintance of the victim’s roommate and police are still searching for the assault weapon, which has been described to detectives as an AK-47 rifle.

The suspect allegedly retrieved the rifle after an argument and fired at least one shot into the victim.

Bothell Police Department detectives worked on the scene for more than six hours after the incident. Bothell police tweeted that detectives were still working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident at about 12:30 p.m. the day of the shooting.

Police added that there doesn’t appear to be an ongoing threat to locals.

According to photos taken by police, at least four officers were assisting investigations at the crime scene in southern Bothell, near the city’s border with Kirkland, west of I-405.

As of the Reporter’s Monday deadline, Bothell detectives are still investigating this case. Locals can find further updates for this story as it develops at www.bothell-reporter.com.

The suspect has not been charged and is currently in King County Jail. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.

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