Detectives have made two arrests associated with the early morning shooting on
June 1st that left one man with life threatening injuries.
investigation led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Covington man and a 29-year-old
Federal Way woman on Thursday June 8th. Both suspects were booked
into the Snohomish County Jail late Thursday on two counts each of Assault 1st
degree, and Robbery 1st degree.
“Although the investigation continues, these arrests
mark a significant development in our investigation,” stated Cmdr. Mark Thomas,
“we will continue to follow up on any leads as they develop.”
investigation was complicated by the number of individuals that needed to be
interviewed and the fact that most of them are from out of the area,” said Cmdr.
revealed the shooting was related to a planned robbery of drugs and money from
a suspected drug dealer in the Marysville area.
The victim of the
shooting, a 39-year-old man from Kent, remains hospitalized at Harborview
Hospital in Seattle, and as of this date has not been able to speak with
detectives due to the nature of his injuries.