SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Police have released new details about a man they are trying to track down after he fled the scene where a 4-year-old was shot this morning, Sedro-Woolley Police Lt. Lin Tucker said.
Sedro-Woolley police Chief Doug Wood said the man, 25-year-old Trevor Braymiller, is Caucasian, about 5-foot-8, 165 pounds, brown hair, “scruffy” facial hair and is wearing a bright red or orange shirt.
Police believe Braymiller fled on foot, Wood said.
Braymiller is a convicted felon and not allowed to possess any firearms, but is believed to have the gun with him, Wood said.
The child has died of his wounds at Skagit Valley Hospital. Investigators are considering it a homicide, Wood said.
Police are encouraging anyone who sees Braymiller not to approach him, but to call 911, Wood said. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Braymiller was a father figure to the child, although not his biological father, Tucker said. The child’s mother and others at the house have cooperated with police, he said.
The child’s name is not yet being released.
Sedro-Woolley, Burlington and Mount Vernon police; Skagit County and Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies; and State Patrol troopers all are helping look for Braymiller.
“Everybody else and their brother is helping out,” Tucker said.
The house where the shooting occurred, in the 1000 block of Township Street, is a “known problem house,” Tucker said. Police conducted a drug raid on it in late 2011 and have siezed firearms from Braymiller before.
“We’re very familiar with him,” Wood said.