(GOLD BAR, WA.) -- The following are notable crime incidents for the month of April as compiled by the Snohomish County Sheriff's office.
~ A 25 year old man from unincorporated Snohomish County, near Gold Bar, was shot by an 80 year old homeowner when he intruded into her residence, northwest of Sultan, and attacked her 75 year old husband, striking him in the head with a blunt weapon and stabbing him.
The intruder died at the scene. The 75 year old man was flown to a Seattle hospital and is recovering. (Editor's note: more on this story can be found here and here.)
~ Warm weather is here but the rivers are still running very cold. Use caution near moving water, wear life vests and remember that cold water can overwhelm and incapacitate a competent swimmer in seconds.
The monthly crime report is at upper right. Click to open and read.