Detective William Adam tells us around 9:11 Thursday night, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 9-1-1 call of a gunshot heard in the 1 to 100 block of E. Sherwood Lane, Allyn, WA.
The caller said that a woman had shot a man in the face, then fled on foot, and that the victim was laying unresponsive.
Arriving deputies found the 47 year old homeowner dead in front of his front door, the victim of an apparent gunshot wound to the face.
Deputies searched the area and found the suspect, lying in the back yard next door to the victim’s residence. The 34 year old Shelton woman was taken into custody and transported to the Mason County Jail without incident, booked for investigation of murder with a firearm.
Detectives located a firearm while serving a search warrant on the home. The victim is not being identified until his family can be notified.