Kent man arrested for investigation of arson on Highway 99

Multiple witnesses called 911 after hearing gunshots and seeing a mobile home on fire.

LYNNWOOD – Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 33-year-old Kent man Tuesday night after an arson investigation in the 15900 block of Highway 99.

Witnesses called 911 around 8:30 p.m. and reported hearing gunshots and seeing a mobile home on fire, Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Courtney O’Keefe said.

South Snohomish County Fire and Rescue arrived to find a mobile home in flames. The home was unoccupied and there were no injuries.

The fire marshal determined the cause of the fire to be arson.

Deputies located five shell casings outside the home.

Lynnwood police officers located a suspect nearby, walking along Highway 99. He was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of first-degree arson, unlawful possession of a firearm and aiming and discharging a dangerous weapon.

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