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Man Killed in Allyn Shooting Thursday; Woman in Custody

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A man was shot and killed in Allyn Thursday night. Sheriff’s deputies have a woman in custody.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call around 9:11 p.m. Thursday night reporting a gunshot heard around the 100 block of E. Sherwood Lane in Allyn, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

The reporting party told dispatchers a white woman shot a man in the face, then fled the scene on foot. The caller told dispatchers the man was laying unresponsive in front of the residence.

When they arrived, deputies found the deceased 47-year-old homeowner on the ground at his front door. He appeared to have died from a gunshot wound to the face, according to the press release.

Deputies searched the area and reportedly found the suspect lying in the backyard next door to the victim’s residence. The 34-year-old woman was taken into custody and transported to Mason County Jail and booked for investigation of murder with a firearm, according to the release.

The sheriff’s office served a search warrant on the victim’s residence and found a firearm, which was placed into evidence.

No further inormation is available at this time, according to the release.

Stock photo by jetmir/sxc.hu

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