Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting in the Esperance neighborhood of unincorporated Edmonds Tuesday night in which a homeowner allegedly killed a burglar.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:10 p.m., when deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 8900 block of 225th Place Southwest. “Preliminary information indicates a subject broke into a residence at that location and was shot by the homeowner. The subject died at the scene,” a news release from the Sheriff’s office said.
Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit have been called out to investigate the shooting, and no additional information was available Tuesday night. Identification of the alleged burglar will be made by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.