Police seek suspects in Lynnwood shooting

LYNNWOOD — Police are looking for suspects in an early-morning drive-by shooting Wednesday that sent a man to a Seattle hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The man who was shot, 32, of Seattle, was walking down the street around 1:30 a.m. when someone in a vehicle opened fire, Lynnwood police spokeswoman Shannon Sessions said.

The man was rushed to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. By Wednesday afternoon, he was upgraded to serious condition and remained in the hospital’s intensive care unit, a hospital spokeswoman said.

No one was arrested by late Wednesday.

“It does not look like it was random,” but police were exploring all possibilities, Sessions said.

The man was visiting a home in the area. He walking along the 6100 block of 200th Street SW with an Auburn man, 30, when the shots were fired, Sessions said.

The Auburn man wasn’t injured. He was interviewed by detectives but wasn’t able to provide a detailed suspect description.

Detectives, patrol officers and crime scene technicians scoured the scene for details, trying to figure out exactly what happened, Sessions said.

A specially trained Washington State Patrol police dog also was brought in to sniff the scene to look for additional evidence, including firearms and stray bullets.

Jackson Holtz: 425-339-3437, jholtz@heraldnet.com.

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