17-Year-Old Identified As Victim In Friday Night’s Deadly Shooting

November 29, 2022

Police Blotter

This afternoon the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office put out the following release on social media.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the examination and confirmed the identification of the 17-year-old male who was shot while driving near 75th Street SE and Olympic Drive in Everett, Washington on November 25th, 2022. The decedent is Gabriel M. Kartak of Seattle, Washington. The cause of death is a gunshot wound. The manner of death is Homicide. For further information, please contact the Everett Police Department.

Everett Police and firefighters at the crash site on Friday Nov. 25th.

Here’s the link to our story on Friday night’s shooting.

Everett Police Public Information officer Ora Hamel tells MyEverettNews.com the department is still investigating all aspects of the shooting and there has been no determination if it is connected to gang activity.

The Regional Violent Crime Reduction Unit that was formed in August of this year is looking into the case as are officers with the Gang Unit and the Anti-Crime team. That’s in addition to detectives with the Major Crimes Unit.

Hamel says E.P.D. is using overtime funds to add extra patrols to the area around Lions Park and down to Beverly Boulevard and the investigation is a high priority for the department.

Anyone with information is still asked to call the Everett Police Tip Line at (425) 257-8450 or Crimestoppers.

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