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Man shot outside of Fred Meyer, taken to hospital; one in custody

A Kitsap County Sheriff
A Kitsap County Sheriff's Office spokesman says the unidentified 40-year-old driver of this van shot a 35-year-old Bremerton man at the Fred Meyer gas station in East Bremerton Tuesday afternoon.
— image credit: Kevan Moore

One person was injured and another taken into custody following a shooting this afternoon at the East Bremerton Fred Meyer gas station.

According to a Kitsap County Sheriff's Office spokesman, an unidentified 40-year-old man shot a 35-year-old Bremerton man in the neck and one of his extremities during a confrontation. The victim was transported to Tacoma General Hospital, but his condition was unknown late this afternoon.

Sgt. Ken Dickinson said that after being shot, the victim moved away from the gunman and Bremerton Police arrived a short time later to secure the scene. According to radio dispatches immediately following the shooting, there were several witnesses to the shooting. A dispatcher also advised officers that the alleged shooter had holstered his weapon and was making no attempt to leave the scene before police arrived.

The alleged shooter was taken into custody and transported to Kitsap County Jail where he was being held on probable cause for assault in the first degree. His bail was set at $500,000.

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