EDMONDS – Edmonds police shot a 27-year old man who was reportedly walking down the street and carrying a rifle Saturday morning. Everett police spokesman Aaron Snell confirmed that a 911 call came in around 7:30am reporting that the man was walking eastbound on Olympic View Drive. Edmonds police officers responded and told the man to put down the rifle. The man reportedly refused to comply with the officers request and police shot the man. Snell would not say how many shots were fired, or if the man fired his rifle.
Snell said that the wounded man was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in serious condition. Police have not identified the man, nor the officers involved in the shooting incident. The Edmonds police officers involved will be placed on administrative leave while the shooting incident is investigated.