Everett Woman Shot, Man Held For Manslaughter

December 16, 2016

Police Blotter

Editors Update Friday Dec. 23rd: The Snohomish County Medical Examiners Office has identified the woman who was shot as 19-year-old Payton J. Beck-Glessner of Everett, WA. The cause of death is a gunshot wound. The manner of death is homicide.

Editor’s Update Friday 12/16 3:15 PM: Everett District Court Judge Tam Bui set bail at $100,000.00 this afternoon for 22-year-old Jonathan C. Duncan finding there was probable cause to hold him. The County Prosecutor’s Office has until Tuesday to file charges or release him.

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The scene outside the apartment in the 2500 bloc of Cleveland Thursday night.

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An officer talks with one of the people involved.

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Everett Police outside the apartment.

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Medic 1 about to leave for Providence.

Everett Police Major Crime Detectives were called out to a woman shot at an apartment in the 2500 block of Cleveland Avenue in north Everett last night.

Just before 10:30 PM a woman called 9-1-1 and said someone shot her roommate. Arriving officers found a woman inside an apartment suffering from a gunshot wound.

Medics were called and the woman was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center.

She did not survive.

Everett Police detectives interviewed the people who were at the apartment. According to probable cause papers the victim’s boyfriend said he was handling a gun when it fired accidentally.

Early this morning the 22-year-old man was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of 2nd degree manslaughter.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner will determine the woman’s identity and cause and manner of death.

The man is expected to make his first court appearance this afternoon.


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