Man dead in shooting near Startup antique store

The man in his 30s was shot before noon Saturday. A man in his early 20s was in custody.

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STARTUP — A man in his late 30s died Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a store near Sultan, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Just before noon, the man was shot near the Haystack Company antique store in Startup on U.S. 2, the sheriff’s office reported. A man in his early 20s was taken into custody. It wasn’t clear if the man would be arrested or just detained for questioning, Lt. Tom Morris said. Authorities believe the two men knew each other.

No other suspects were at large, Morris said.

The sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit was responding to investigate Saturday.

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