FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19th, 2023
Ora Hamel, public information officer, media line: 425-257-7444
Man Found Guilty on Multiple Charges in Everett Double-Homicide
EVERETT, WA –On June 19, 2022, at approximately 9 a.m., Zachary Monary was shot multiple times while in a parking area in the 4400 block of Colby Ave. Monary died on scene, but life-saving efforts by EPD Officers, followed by Everett Fire Department members, brought him back to life. A suspect vehicle was identified using surveillance video from nearby residences.
On June 20, 2022, just before 4 p.m., Anthony Burnett, Anthony Jolly, and Trent Wood were shot while in the living room of their residence in the 2000 block of Lexington Ave. Burnett and Jolly both died from their injuries. Wood survived and identified the shooter by the first name of “Shane”. Surveillance videos from neighboring residences confirmed the same suspect vehicle was involved in both shootings. Surveillance footage also revealed the suspect shot at an unidentified subject outside of the residence prior to fleeing.
On the afternoon of June 21,2022, an EPD Sergeant located the suspect vehicle, which was occupied, in the 2600 block of Broadway Ave. Shayne Baker was arrested out of the driver’s seat. During the service of a search warrant on the truck, a stolen Glock 21 was recovered from the vehicle.
Baker was booked in the Snohomish County Jail after being interviewed and was ultimately charged and tried for the following crimes: 2 counts of Murder in the 2nd Degree, with firearms enhancement, for killing Burnett and Jolly; 2 counts of Assault in the 1st Degree, with firearms enhancements and attempting-to-kill enhancements, for shooting Monary and Wood; 1 count of Assault in the 1st Degree, with a firearms enhancement, for shooting at the unidentified subject while fleeing the scene in the 2000 block of Lexington Ave; and 1 count of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.
Baker’s trial commenced for these two combined cases on April 17,2023 and continued for 4 weeks, with closing arguments concluding on May 12, 2023. Deliberations began on the morning of May 15, 2023, and a verdict was reached before then end of the day. Baker was found Guilty on all charges and enhancements, his sentencing is tentatively scheduled for June 21, 2023.
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