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Man Injures Self in Lynnwood during Altercation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 16, 2014

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications,
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263

LYNNWOOD, Wash. – A 26 year-old Lynnwood man injured himself when he broke out a window at house at the 19300 block of Locust Way during an altercation this afternoon.

The incident started around 12:45 PM when the man arrived at the house, where he previously had been a resident, to collect his belongings.  Another resident of the home has a protection order against the man.  At some point, the man threw a large rock through the windshield of a truck parked at the house and then broke the window of the home.  A third person at the residence fired shots out a window, but did not strike the suspect.

The injured suspect was transported to Swedish Medical Center in Edmonds for treatment.  He will be booked on violation of a protection order, residential burglary, and malicious mischief.