Separate Shootings Keep Everett Police Busy On Casino Road

September 12, 2017

Everett, Police Blotter

Two different shootings on Casino Road kept Everett Police patrol officers busy Monday night.

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Everett Patrol officers check over the car where the driver was shot in the back.

The first shooting was reported shortly before 9 PM in the 1800 block of West Casino Road. Officers arriving in the area located a car in the 2200 block of Casino Road. In checking out the car they found several people inside and the driver with a gunshot wound in his back.

Medics from Everett Fire were called and the driver, a man, was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center. While one set of officers tried to get information from the people associated with the car where the man had been shot other patrol officers began checking the area of the original shots fired call back in the 1800 block of Casino. Several shell casings were found near the street and gathered as evidence.

No word on the condition of the victim at this writing and officers were working to obtain more information from the victim and witnesses.

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A bullet hit the frame of the lower apartment.

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A bullet went through this window in an upper unit.

While police were in the 2200 block of Casino processing the car where the driver was shot in the back, they reported hearing multiple gunshots coming from the east.

That second shooting happened at 10:18 PM. Multiple calls came in and one person reported to 9-1-1 a bullet went through a wall in their apartment. Arriving officers found several shell casings outside and multiple bullet holes in two units of an apartment building in the 1800 block of West Casino.

The good news is no one was hit. The suspects in that shooting were believed to be in a small compact car. Everett Police were looking for additional witnesses and any video they could find. No word yet on a better description of the car.

Everett Police say they do not know if the two shootings are related. As in all shootings in Everett now detectives from the major crimes division have been contacted and the shell casings and any bullets will be sent to a crime lab to see if they match any previous shootings.

Everett Police are asking anyone who may have information on Monday night’s shootings to call their tip line at 425-257-8450.


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