Fireworks prompt Lake Stevens shooting

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by TRAVIS PITTMAN / KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on January 1, 2013 at 5:19 PM

A Lake Stevens woman allegedly shot a man in the leg who she thought was shooting off fireworks at her property Monday night.

It happened around midnight in the 6400 block of 120th Drive NE.

A Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said the 54-year-old woman confronted the victim and his friends several times during the night over the fireworks going off, including some that she thought were being aimed at her property.

The 24-year-old victim was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the thigh. His injury was considered non-life threatening.

The woman was arrested on investigation of first degree assault.

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