Man dies after exchange of gunfire north of Marysville

The 37-year-old Everett man was shot in the chest. He later died at the hospital.

MARYSVILLE — An Everett man who was shot Monday afternoon north of Marysville later died at the hospital, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

He and an Arlington man, both 37, were fighting at a house in the 11000 block of 72nd Avenue NE. The Everett man shot the other man, hitting him in the arm.

The other man gained the upper hand, took the gun, and returned fire.

The Everett man was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in critical condition, with a gunshot wound to his chest.

The Arlington man was taken to the same hospital. His injuries weren’t considered life threatening.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office will release identification of the Everett man, as well as the cause and manner of his death.

Detectives are still investigating the confrontation.

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