Happening nearby: Police seek information regarding shots fired in Edmonds neighborhood

shots fired location
Approximate location of shots fired.

Edmonds police are asking the public for help in the case of shots that were fired in a quiet residential neighborhood early Tuesday morning, Feb. 2.

According police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, residents were awakened by the sound of gunfire at around 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 17100 block of 67th Avenue West. The first arriving patrol officers found several spend shell casings on the ground.  A K-9 unit was called in to see if anyone involved was still on foot, but no suspects were found.
“As the investigation unfolded, investigators were able to determine that a house and vehicle were struck by gunfire,” Hawley said.
That vehicle and anyone associated with it was gone when police had arrived, and there was no evidence indicating that anyone had been hit by gunfire, he said.

“Based on the information gathered so far from independent witnesses, this appears to have been a violent altercation between known parties,” Hawley said, adding there is no specific threat to the general public.

“Investigators have had little cooperation from anyone believed

to have been involved in the incident. However, we continue to follow up on solid leads regarding the identity of the involved persons, he said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 425-771-0200 or send in tips via the police department website. Anonymous tips can also be sent to EPDtips@edmondswa.

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