EVERETT — A man and woman who died in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday have been identified.
Just before 7 a.m., police were dispatched to an apartment in the 9900 block of Holly Drive, Everett officer Kerby Duncan said. Officers found a witness who told them a gun was pointed at them inside one of the apartments.
Officers forced entry into the apartment for a welfare check. Inside they found Hashawna Coleman, 40, and Kierre Scott, 41, deceased with gunshot wounds. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office identified them Friday. No arrests were made and no suspects were believed to be at large.
The medical examiner’s office determined Coleman’s manner of death was homicide. Scott died by suicide.
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There are free and confidential resources for people in crisis or who know someone in crisis.
If there is an immediate danger, call 911.
Care Crisis Chat: imhurting.org (chat); 800-584-3578 (call).
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255, suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
Compass Health’s Mobile Crisis Outreach Team may be contacted at anytime by calling the Volunteers of America crisis line: 1-800-584-3578.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: afsp.donordrive.com.
The Snohomish Health District has a list of other local resources. snohd.org/200/Suicide-Prevention.