Medical examiner’s office releases identity of 7-11 clerk shot to death in Edmonds Friday

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the name of the Edmonds man who died after being shot while working at the 7-11 store along Highway 99 Friday, Feb. 21.

The man was identified as Nagendiram Kandasamy and the manner of death was a gunshot wound, the medical examiner’s office said.

A customer who entered the 7-11 — located at 8101 238th St. S.W. — found the unresponsive clerk on the floor around 5 a.m. Friday. Police units from across Snohomish County, King County and the Washington State Patrol responded to the area and a K-9 unit was dispatched in an unsuccessful attempt to track and locate the suspect.

A photo of the homicide suspect, taken from store surveillance video. (Photo courtesy Edmonds police)

Police are still searching for the suspect, and have released a still photograph from the video in the hope that the public can help identify him. He is described as a white male, possibly in his 20s, wearing black shoes, black pants and a red and black jacket. The hood of the jacket was up and his face was covered when he entered the store. 

There is also a surveillance video of the suspect and a photo of a vehicle that may be related to this case in our previous story.

Police said the subject is a serious threat to the public, so anyone seeing him should not approach him and instead call 911 immediately. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Edmonds Police Department at 425-771-0200. A phone tip line is available by calling 425-771-0212. Online tips can be submitted through 



5 Replies to “Medical examiner’s office releases identity of 7-11 clerk shot to death in Edmonds Friday”

  1. This is why clerks should be concealed carry licensed and to always have the weapon at their side. It is also why we should still go by the rule of a life for a life. If you kill somebody then you Loose your life too, I truly believe that the criminal would think a bit more about what they will do if they encounter an issue . They might even become better citizens.


    1. Studies show no link between the presence or absence of the death penalty and murder rates. … State and regional murder statistics show no correlation between use of the death penalty and reduced crime. … –

      In light of the massive amount of evidence before us, I see no alternative but to conclude that capital punishment cannot be justified on the basis of its deterrent …

      Despite extensive research, criminologists have been unable to assemble a strong case that capital punishment deters crime. –

      And once you’ve executed someone and they’re proven to have been innocent, it’s proven to be difficult to bring them back.

      One topic no one discusses is the effect on the people who take part in an execution. Even Pierrepoint concluded that it did no good, and there are many examples of the dire effect performing an execution has on families, marriages, and mental stability.


  2. I hope that the liberal mindset does not cause a
    Rejection of my post because it is the mindset that everyone should not have a gun. If they were outlawed then only outlaws would have them. They are already breaking the law by having one so it is not like they will care more if no one else will have one. It is proven that when private ownership goes up crime goes down.


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