BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old man is dead after he was shot outside a gas station north of Seattle in Burlington.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports police were called to the Skagit Big Mini Mart at 11:24 a.m. Friday after a report of shots fired.
Burlington police Sgt. Mike Lumpkin said officers found a man in a car with injuries and that despite efforts to save him, the man died at the scene.
Nearby schools were placed on lockdown while police searched for a suspect. Police later Friday asked for the public’s help to find the suspect they identified as 19-year-old Christian M. Flores of Sedro-Woolley. Anyone with information about Flores’ whereabouts is asked to stay away from him and call 911.
The victim’s name has not been released.