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April 29, 2013 at 1:18 PM

Suspect who fled Marysville police and fired on officers arrested

A 30-year-old Snohomish County man was taken into custody after he fired a gun at officers following a car chase that led from Marysville to Everett, police said.

Yhe incident began shortly after 11 a.m. when the driver of a full-sized pickup without license plates refused to pull over, according to Marysville police. The driver of the truck led police down state Highway 529 into Everett where the pickup struck a parked car near the intersection of 14th Street and Hoyt Avenue.

“The suspect fled on foot from the truck, firing a handgun at officers as he ran,” said Marysville police Cmdr. Robb Lamoureux. “Officers did not return fire. It was later learned the pickup truck had been stolen earlier in the day.”

Officers from Marysville, Everett, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and the State Patrol set up a search area and brought in dogs to look for the man He was soon found and arrested without incident, police said.

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