A 37-year-old Everett man was killed with his own gun after he shot an Arlington man only to have the gun turned back on him, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
The Everett man had gone to the home of a 37-year-old who lives in the 11000 block of 72nd Avenue Northeast in Arlington around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
The Everett man “engaged in a physical altercation before shooting the 37-year-old Arlington man in the arm. The 37-year-old Arlington man gained control of the gun and returned shots at the 37-year-old Everett man,” the sheriff’s office said. The Everett man, who was shot in the chest, was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center where he died.
Police did not describe a motive for the altercation and shooting. They said detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are investigating but so far no arrests have been made.