Granite Falls man arrested for Marysville homicide

MARYSVILLE, Wash., January 3, 2022—On Tuesday morning, January 3, just before 8:00 a.m., a 36-year-old Granite Falls man in connection with a Marysville homicide was taken into custody by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and Region 1 SWAT team members after a brief standoff.

On Monday at approximately 10:15 p.m., January 2, Marysville officers were dispatched to a shooting in the parking lot of Hallmark House Apartments located in the 7200 block of 47th Avenue in Marysville.  An adult female had called 911, reporting that someone had shot her boyfriend.  Officers arrived on the scene and located an adult male lying in the apartment complex’s parking lot.  Marysville Fire attempted life-saving measures but were not successful.

Officers learned the suspect had come to the victim’s apartment and that the victim, at some point, went outside and a conversation took place between the two.  It was during this interaction the suspect shot the victim and fled the scene.

The victim’s girlfriend provided the suspect’s name, whose information was broadcast to other local police agencies.

Soon thereafter, SCSO deputies located the suspect’s vehicle at his residence in the 8600 block of SR 92 in Granite Falls. At approximately 6:57 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office advised commuters of a road closure on Crooked Mile Road to the East and 84th ST NE to the West.

Marysville detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence, and after slightly after an hour standoff, the Region 1 SWAT team took suspect into custody.

The suspect is being booked at the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of 2nd-degree Murder.

This investigation is ongoing, and police are asking that anyone who has any information contact Detective Rediger at 360-363-8350.

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