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Police: Bar employee kills patron who opened fire in lot

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EVERETT, Wash. -

Authorities in western Washington state say they're investigating after a bar patron opened fire in the parking lot Saturday morning and injured a man before being shot and killed by a bar employee.
  
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office tells The Daily Herald that the Major Crimes Unit is investigating following the shooting that occurred at 2 a.m. in the parking lot of O'Finnigans Pub on Highway 99 in Everett.
  
Spokeswoman Shari Ireton says bar patrons got into an argument and a 29-year-old man went outside and got a gun from his vehicle.
  
Ireton says he opened fire and hit a 23-year-old Lynnwood man, who was transported to a hospital and is expected to survive.
  
Police say a 28-year-old bar employee pulled his weapon and shot and killed the man who initially opened fire.
  
Names haven't been released.
  
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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com

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