LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 24, 2022 – At 2:40pm today, a man stopped his R/V in the parking lot of the Lamps Plus at 3611 196th ST SW and then wandered out into traffic, waving a gun. He then shot two or three times into a vehicle occupied by a woman in her twenties. The suspect then opened her car door and dragged her out of the vehicle. He jumped into the red Honda Insight and drove W/B towards Hwy 99.
The male was described as white or Hispanic with longer brown hair, in his twenties or thirties, and not wearing a shirt.
The female victim was unhurt. By the time information was clarified and the scene was secure, the suspect was out of the area and reportedly heading southbound on Hwy 99. The suspect reportedly had done more than one hit and run in the unincorporated area of Snohomish County prior to coming to Lynnwood.
The suspect was located by Seattle PD and is now in custody. The stolen vehicle has also been located. Lynnwood PD has impounded the R/V for a search warrant. The intersection of 36th Ave W/196th ST SW is currently closed while the scene in investigated.
At this point there are no outstanding suspects or ongoing threat to the public to today’s daytime carjacking in Lynnwood City Center.
Content Source: Lynnwood Police