April 20, 2024 11:55 am

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Two arrested in early morning armed carjacking South County crime spree

LYNNWOOD—The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office arrests two males in connection with an early morning crime spree on Saturday, January 27, in the Mill Creek/Lynnwood unincorporated areas of Snohomish County that left two injured, including the suspect. Both suspects are pending Class A and B felony charges that if convicted would result in life imprisonment.

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Destroyed suspect vehicle and damaged law enforcement vehicle from Saturday’s pursuit. SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Shortly before 2 a.m., the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a robbery and carjacking at gunpoint that had just occurred at an apartment complex near the City of Lynnwood. The suspects in this carjacking went to another apartment complex in the 16800 Block of Larch way where they robbed another victim of his money.

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First suspect arrested in Saturday morning crime spree in the Lynnwood and Mill Creek areas of Snohomish County. SOURCE: Snohomish County Jail Roster.

Residents reported hearing gunshots in the area of the second apartment complex. The second victim had been shot more than once in the leg after the robbery. The suspects then fled the shooting scene.

Deputies spotted the vehicle a short distance away and turned to chase. Before Deputies could engage in the pursuit, the suspect vehicle crashed into a power pole near 18300 Larch Way, causing powerlines to drop onto the roadway and ignite the stolen vehicle. Both suspects fled the stolen/wrecked vehicle but were later apprehended by K-9 units.

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First suspect arrested in Saturday morning crime spree in the Lynnwood and Mill Creek areas of Snohomish County. SOURCE: Snohomish County Jail Roster.

The original shooting victim is currently at the hospital and is undergoing medical care. One suspect in the crash of the stolen vehicle sustained an injured leg and is also receiving medical care at the hospital.

Snohomish County PUD has repaired the broken lines and restored power.

It is unknown if these two are linked to an attempted carjacking that occurred on January 12 in the QFC parking lot at 7500 block of 196th in Lynnwood.


SOURCE: Snohomish Sheriff’s Office

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