(Updated Release: February 14, 2017 at 10:15 a.m.)
The person shot during the incident is 17 years-old female who is in critical condition at Harborview Regional Medical Center. A knife was recovered at the scene.
It has been determined that the female and male are in a dating relationship but the reason for the initial disturbance call remains under investigation.
Both involved Arlington police officers have been placed on administrative leave as is standard procedure. One officer is a 12 year veteran of Arlington Police Department and the other has been with the agency for two years.
(Initial Release: February 14, 2017 at 9:03 a.m.)
ARLINGTON, Wash. - The Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the 500 block of N Olympic Ave. The incident started when officers were dispatched around 5 a.m. to a report of a disturbance between a male and a female. Arriving officers separated the two and reported the female was armed with a knife. The female was shot. She was treated by aid units and airlifted to Harborview Regional Medical Center.
The male and multiple witnesses will be interviewed by detectives.
The investigation is being conducted by the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team, a team of detectives from various Snohomish County law enforcement agencies who respond to and investigate police use of force incidents.
More information will be provided when available. No further details are currently available.
N Olympic Ave from Division St to E 5th Ave is currently closed to the public for the investigation.