LYNNWOOD, WA – According to Lynnwood police, Detectives are investigating after a 17-year-old boy involved in a physical altercation near the south Alderwood Mall parking garage was left in critical condition.

Police said that the fight occurred just before 7 o’clock on Sunday evening. Apparently, the victim was with two family members when they were approached in the parking garage area by a group of teens or young adults, four males and a female. Following the fight, the 17-year-old from Snohomish sustained grave injuries and is being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Lynnwood Detectives have worked in conjunction with Alderwood Mall security to obtain images of the suspects. Lynnwood police have said that once the photos have been obtained, they will release them to the public to identify those involved.

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