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Mitzi Johanknecht

Woman shoots boyfriend


(Burien) A 36 year old Burien woman shot her boyfriend tonight then ran to a neighbors house and asked them to call police. The boyfriend was taken by King County Medics to Harborview with a gunshot wound to his stomach. He is expected to survive.(Case#C16013942)


Police were called to the 12800 block of Occidental Ave S just before 10pm when a woman knocked on a neighbor’s door and said she had shot her boyfriend.

When police arrived they contacted the woman who directed deputies to a nearby house where they found a man with a gunshot wound to his stomach. The man was transported to Harborview Hospital with serious injuries but was expected to survive.

Officers are interviewing the 36 year old woman to see what led up to the shooting.  A booking decision will be made after the interview.
There is no information on the male that was shot at this time.