MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — An officer who was injured helping arrest a man suspected of shooting up police stations and patrol cars in three towns in Snohomish County, Washington, is recovering.
The Marysville sergeant was treated at a hospital and released, the sheriff's office said.
The suspect was hospitalized early Thursday with non-life-threatening injuries, the sheriff's office said.
There's no other information on the suspect or what may have prompted a half-hour shooting spree Wednesday night at law enforcement in Granite Falls, Lake Stevens and Marysville. The area is about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.
Initially, an unoccupied patrol car was shot at the Granite Falls Police Department around 9:30 p.m., said sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton.
A few minutes later, shots were reported at the Lake Stevens Police Department. No one was hurt in those two shootings.
Then there were reports of additional gunfire involving a law enforcement vehicle in the Marysville area where officers had been looking for a white pickup truck.
Mackenzie Harris, 17, of Marysville, told KOMO-TV (http://is.gd/XkZ8OM) that she was outside with a friend when she saw officers pull over a pickup truck. The truck driver then pulled out a gun and started shooting.
"We heard gunshots, so we ran inside," she said. "While we were running up to my room, we heard, like, two dozen more shots being fired. We walked back down stairs and heard cops screaming and a bunch of yelling."
The suspect was arrested around 10 p.m. Investigators found several guns in and near the truck driven by the suspect.