EVERETT — An Everett man was shot in the arm after an attempted robbery late Monday night south of Everett.
The man, 21, was walking with a woman around 11:15 p.m. at 120th Street SW and Meridian Avenue S, where a white vehicle pulled up to them. Three males, two reportedly armed with guns, got out and allegedly tried to rob the man and woman, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
The man was punched in the face and was running away when he was shot in the arm. He was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, and his injury was not critical. The woman was not hurt.
The suspects drove away.
Deputies are investigating the assault, which is believed to be gang related.