Man turns himself in after shooting in Bellingham

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
crimescene

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man who witnesses say left the scene of an early morning shooting in Bellingham has turned himself in.

Bellingham Police Deputy Chief Flo Simon says Raymond Gilbert was booked into the Whatcom County Jail on Thursday.

Officers were called to Otis Street at about 1:22 a.m. Thursday on a report of a single gunshot. Witnesses reported hearing a single shot and saw a female victim lying on her deck.

They tried to administer first aid, but she died. She was suffering from a gunshot wound to her head.

Witnesses told police that they saw Gilbert leave the scene and after a search, police were not able to locate him. He later turned himself in without incident.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.