Masked gunman sought in shooting at house near Darrington

The suspect — a neighbor — is still at large. There were no injuries reported, but a television was hit.

DARRINGTON — A man armed with a rifle is suspected of kicking in his neighbor’s door and opening fire Monday night south of Darrington.

The masked man broke into the occupied home around 8:40 p.m. in the 26200 block of 473rd Drive NE. He fired one round that hit a television, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. He ran outside and hid in bushes. An occupant of the home came out to confront him, but the gunman fired three more rounds before fleeing in a vehicle.

No one was injured.

Sheriff’s deputies searched the area. They couldn’t find the shooter, and he remained at large Tuesday.

Detectives identified a suspect who lives in the neighborhood. They haven’t said why they think he broke into the house.

Tips can be directed to the sheriff’s office at 425-388-3845. Or dial 911.

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