July 23, 2024 1:43 am

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Second Dine and Donate event on August 10 for the family of Jayda

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LYNNWOOD—Cedar Way Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) raised over $1,400 from its Red Robin of Lynnwood fundraiser on Friday, July 12, to support the Jada Woods-Johnson Family who lost their daughter to a fatal shooting in the Alderwood Mall food court. A second fundraiser is in the works for August 10 at Buffalo Wild Wings, […]

Lynnwood Police Chief addresses shooting at Alderwood Mall

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LYNNWOOD—As Lynnwood mourns the death of 13-year-old Jayda Woods-Johnson, Police Chief Langdon shared a community message saying, “we will not settle or quietly accept this violence as the new normal.” Since 2021, juvenile arrests within the city of Lynnwood have increased 709%. On July 9, Woods-Johnson’s assailant, Samuel Gizaw, is in custody at the Denney […]

Hundreds gather to mourn the shooting death of Jayda Woods-Johnson

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LYNNWOOD—Hundreds of friends, family, and schoolmates of Jayda Woods-Johnson gathered in solidarity at the Mountlake Terrace High School football field on Sunday, July 7, clad in red shirts, Jayda’s favorite color, bearing despondence on their faces. The thirteen-year-old Jayda was tragically shot in the Alderwood Mall food court in Lynnwood on Wednesday, July 3, by […]

Teenage suspect in fatal Alderwood Mall shooting released on $500,000 bond

LYNNWOOD, Wash.—The sixteen-year-old who is suspected of fatally shooting 13-year-old Jayda Woods-Johnson at Lynnwood’s Alderwood Mall Wednesday has been released from police custody on a $500,000 bond.  “This is completely unreasonable and an example as to why this continues to occur too often in our country, our justice system isn’t taking a strong enough stand […]

Response from Mayor Frizzell on fatal Alderwood Mall shooting

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Yesterday, our community experienced a horrible tragedy when a shooting incident unfolded at the Alderwood Mall during a busy and sunny evening. Sadly, an innocent bystander, Jayda Woods-Johnson was struck and killed. My heart breaks for the family of this young lady killed by a senseless act of violence. I grieve for her family as they attempt to […]

Mom turns in 16-year-old son who shot and killed a 13-year-old in Alderwood Mall

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LYNNWOOD—A Thirteen-year-old girl who was shot in the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood on Wednesday evening has succumbed to her injuries, Lynnwood Police reports. She has been identified as Jayda Woods-Johnson. Jayda’s family requests privacy at this time. The suspect has been identified as a 16-year-old male from Edmonds. He was brought in by his mother and […]

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