Police investigating fatal shooting outside fast-food spot

Everett police two people in custody, including a woman they believe removed a gun from the victim.

EVERETT — A man was shot dead in a fast food restaurant parking lot early Sunday morning.

Everett police responded to reports of a shooting at 3:43 a.m. at the Jack in the Box at 85th Street and Evergreen Way. They found a man with a gunshot wound and a woman who had been with him when he was shot. She was not injured.

The woman was arrested for allegedly tampering with evidence. Police allege she removed a gun from the man and put it in her purse prior to police arriving.

The police department said officers began CPR on the man, but he was later pronounced dead by aid crews.

Based on witness statements, police believe there are two suspects, and that the victim and suspects knew each other.

A male was detained as he tried to leave the scene as a person of interest and was in custody as of 7 a.m. Sunday.

Police are investigating the shooting.

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