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Shooting in Arlington turns to homicide investigation

ARLINGTON — Shortly before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, the Arlington Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 6800 block of 188th Street NE, for reports of an assault with a weapon. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 26-year-old Arlington woman with a gunshot wound to the head, and requested immediate medical attention by the Arlington Fire Department. The victim was transported by Arlington Fire personnel to the Arlington Municipal Airport, for airlift to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle by an awaiting Airlift Northwest helicopter.

Just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, Arlington Police investigators were informed that the victim had passed away from injuries sustained in the shooting. Identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of her death, will be released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Arlington Police Department or 911.

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