21-year-old man shot in Enumclaw

Man shot in neck, taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in critical condition.

A 21-year-old man was shot Saturday night in an apartment in Enumclaw.

According to a release from Enumclaw Police Capt. Bob Huebler the suspect is a 20-year-old man and the two men knew each other.

The call came in to the Police Department at 11:40 p.m. March 25.

The release from Huebler stated, “It appears the victim suffered a single gunshot wound to the neck area after he entered the suspect’s apartment.

We have recovered the firearm and have identified all personnel involved.”

The 21-year-old man was taken to St. Elizabeth in Enumclaw by the 20-year-old suspect prior to the police officers arriving at the apartment.

The victim was transferred to St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma in critical condition.

Police located the both men at St. Elizabeth Hospital. The suspect was arrested at the hospital.

Huebler wrote the “suspect is cooperating with the investigation” and he has been released while the investigation continues..

There were no other injuries reported.

More details will be reported when available.

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