Jordan Ebner, Anna Bui, and Jake Long were fatally shot early Saturday, July 30 at a house party over the weekend in Mukilteo. Another person, Will Kramer, was injured and taken to Harborview in serious condition. All the deceased were 19 years old.
Police arrested the suspect, Allen Ivanov, two hours after the shooting. Ivanov was booked into jail in connection with the shooting and appeared in court the following Monday. According to the Seattle Times, Ivanov will be held without bail.
The Everett Herald reported that a preliminary report from the Mukilteo Police stated that Bui and Ivanov were previously in a relationship and Ivanov attacked out of jealousy.
The shooting has shaken the community. Mourners gathered on Saturday, July 30 and a vigil was held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the following day. Another vigil took place at the University of Washington-Bothell on Monday, August 1.
The city of Mukilteo is providing counseling services at the Rosehill Community Center throughout the week.
Bui was a student at the University of Washington-Bothell campus, and Kramer is a student at the University of Washington-Seattle campus. Ebner was a student at Everett Community College. Ivanov is also a student on the Bothell campus. All deceased and the shooter previously attended Kamiak High School in Mukilteo.
Gov. Jay Inslee expressed sorrow for the victims of the shooting and support for the investigation. He spoke at the Sunday vigil. Ana Marie Cauce, president of the University of Washington, also expressed grief and sympathy for the victims’ families.