Arlington gunman was recently divorced military vet

Arlington gunman was recently divorced military vet

Credit: Chris Daniels / KING

Arlington gunman was recently divorced military vet

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on September 5, 2012 at 5:26 PM

ARLINGTON, Wash.  -- A sniper killed over the weekend in a shootout with police 50 miles north of Seattle was a disabled military veteran who was recently divorced.

The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office confirmed Wednesday it was 60-year-old Robert Edward Endrizzi and said he was killed by multiple gunshot wounds.

A sheriff’s spokeswoman says two deputies are on leave for the investigation into Sunday’s shooting in Arlington.

The Daily Herald reports Endrizzi was a recently divorced military veteran on disability who bought the blue one-story rambler in January.

His mother, Kathleen Endrizzi, of Mount Vernon, said her son took medication for bi-polar disorder.

A man in his 20s was shot in the leg in his driveway. A number of police vehicles and other cars were hit by bullets.
 

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