Concrete man charged with attempted murder
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A 32-year-old Concrete, Washington, man was charged in Skagit County Superior Court with attempted murder after a shooting in Hamilton.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports that Scott Elis Fritts is being held in the Skagit County Community Justice Center on $500,000 bail for the shooting late Tuesday near Hamilton.
According to court documents, Fritts went to the house of an acquaintance and shot him in the chest with a handgun. He then began firing a shotgun at the victim, documents said.
A threatening note was allegedly found at the scene, documents said.
Fritts was arrested Wednesday morning at a residence where he was staying.
He’s scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 2. It’s not immediately known if he has a lawyer.
Information from: Skagit Valley Herald, http://www.skagitvalleyherald.com