MARYSVILLE – According to Marysville Police, officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3600 block of 88th St. in Marysville. Prior to the traffic stop on Saturday, Dec. 4 officers learned that the vehicle was associated with a domestic dispute in Everett the day before involving a weapon.

Police said as officers activated their emergency lights, the driver drove onto the northbound I-5 on-ramp at 88th St. After stepping out of the car, the 35-year-old lone occupant died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Officers said there was no pursuit with the vehicle, and no officers discharged their weapons. As a result of the incident, the on-ramp to northbound 88th St. Northeast was closed until detectives finished processing the scene.

Snohomish County Crisis Services can be reached at 1-800-584-3578. Additionally, services are always available to community members who may have witnessed this event.

Daniel Albert is an Award-Winning journalist majoring in Integrated Strategic Communications at Washington State University.