Witnesses Asked to Come Forward in Deputy Involved Shooting on 164th Street

July 21, 2011

Police Blotter

The Everett Police Department, who is leading the investigation into last Saturday morning’s shooting, is asking for anyone who was travelling on 164th street near I-5 around 5:30 AM on Saturday July 16th to contact them. Around 5:30am a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Deputy shot and killed a pedestrian during a struggle on the 164th street I-5 overpass. Everett Police Sgt. Robert Goetz, spokesperson for the S.M.A.R.T. team investigating the shooting tells My Everett News that investigators have seen video of several dozen vehicles travelling in that area at the time of the shooting. Anyone who passed thru that area at that time is asked to call (425) 257 – 8450. They’re looking for whatever information they can get. Meanwhile the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s office has officially identified the person shot as 32-year-old Justin U. Gaswint of Mill Creek. They say the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the trunk.
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