Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from the 17200 block of 116th Place NE, between Arlington and Granite Falls.
A 36-year-old man was working on the holster for his friend’s firearm when the gun went off, hitting his friend in the hip.
The victim, a 34-year-old man, was conscious and alert when deputies arrived, and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The shooting remains under investigation.
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