Police seek suspect in Andy’s Motel stabbing; victim found in Lynnwood Wednesday night

Shannon T. Johnson
Shannon T. Johnson

Edmonds police are seeking a suspect in the stabbing of a 49-year-old Edmonds man who was found wounded at the James Village Hobby Lobby store Wednesday night.

According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, the victim was stabbed Wednesday night during a fight with his roommate at Andy’s Motel on Edmonds’ Highway 99.

Lynnwood police were called to Hobby Lobby in the 19600 block of Highway 99 after the victim entered the store with multiple stab wounds to his head and chest. The man was transported to Harborview, where he underwent surgery and is now in stable condition.

Witnesses led investigators to a room at Andy’s Motel, 22100 block of Highway 99), where the stabbing is believed to have occurred. They also identified a suspect; Shannon Tyrone Johnson, a 47-year-old Seattle man who had been staying at the motel.

Johnson, who also goes by the name Tyron Bevoley, has several warrants for his arrest and might have been dropped off in the Seattle area after the stabbing, Hawley said.

If you see Johnson, call 911 immediately. Do not approach him, as he is considered armed and dangerous.

 

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