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Man attempts to murder girlfriend

Published on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 by JOURNAL STAFF

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On Saturday, October 20 at approximately 1:46 a.m. Lake Stevens Police Officers responded to the 9100 block of 15 Pl. SE on a call of an attempted murder.

During the course of an argument the 55-year-old male suspect removed a gun from the firearm cabinet, loaded it and fired at his 38-year-old live-in girlfriend.

Just prior to firing the weapon he was overheard repeatedly stating he was going shoot her. The bullet lodged into the doorjamb next to their 16-year-old daughter’s room.
There were three other children inside the house at the time of the incident; two of which heard the threats and gunfire.
The suspect was booked into Snohomish County Jail without incident. An additional eight firearms were removed from the home for safekeeping.

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