STANWOOD, Wash. — Snohomish County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested an 86-year-old man suspected of shooting the director of an assisted living facility.
The shooting happened at the Josephine Sunset Home at 9901 272nd Pl NW in Stanwood Monday afternoon.
The shooting victim, 57-year-old Holbrook, is the director of the facility.
The suspect, identified as Arthur Hames, is a resident at the facility.
Late Monday, Hames was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail in Everett on charges of first-degree assault.
Detectives said after an argument with the Holbrook, Hames pulled out a gun and fired two shots at him. Holbrook was hit by one bullet in the in the abdomen.
The victim was stabilized at the scene and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
Holbrook was in satisfactory condition and has since been released.
All other residents of Josephine Sunset Home were safe and secure.
In addition to the assisted living facility, there are also a nursing home, preschool, and day care in the building.
The CEO of the facility said no guns are allowed on the premises. The Department of Social and Health Services is handling that part of the investigation.
Hames, who has no criminal record, is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday.