Man shot in the leg near Lake Stevens

Sheriff’s deputies haven’t been able to identify a suspect.

LAKE STEVENS — A shooting north of Lake Stevens left a man with a gunshot wound to the leg Wednesday night.

A witness called 911 to report the 53-year-old man had been shot in the 8500 block of 115th Avenue NE, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The shooter reportedly fled in a vehicle. Deputies haven’t been able to identify a suspect.

The wounded man was taken to an Everett hospital. His injuries weren’t considered life-threatening.

Circumstances leading up to the shooting remained unclear Thursday, as the injured man provided little information to deputies, said Shari Ireton, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office. A .380-caliber shell casing was recovered as evidence.

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