Police officials investigate a fatal shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Police officials investigate a fatal shooting at Daleway Park Tuesday afternoon in Lynnwood. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynnwood man, 70, identified after deadly shooting in park

Carl Bridgmon was shot to death inside a vehicle at Daleway Park in Lynnwood. He went to the park often to sit and have coffee, his family said.

LYNNWOOD — A Lynnwood man has been identified as the person killed in an unsolved shooting Tuesday at Daleway Park.

Carl Bridgmon, 70, was shot to death around 2:15 p.m. in the Lynnwood park at 19015 64th Ave. W, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Friday afternoon.

Bridgmon was found in a vehicle in the parking lot. His cause of death was determined to be gunshot wounds. The manner of death was homicide.

Police briefly detained two people near the scene of the shooting. Others reportedly fled in a dark sedan. Nobody had been booked into jail as of Friday, Lynnwood police reported.

The family of the slain man provided a statement through the medical examiner’s office:

“Our family is in complete shock. Thank you for the community’s concern for our Dad,” the statement reads.

Bridgmon “loved to go to that park and sit and have his coffee several times a week,” his daughter, Courtney Teno, said in the statement. “We are devastated and would really appreciate privacy as we process this over the next few days and weeks.”

The deceased leaves behind two daughters, their significant others and two sisters.

“Carl never met a person he didn’t talk to or try to make friends with,” Teno said in the statement.

The homicide was still under investigation Friday afternoon, according to the Lynnwood Police Department.

Anyone with information was asked to contact detective Jacqueline Arnett at 425-670-5669.

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