Crime

Published on July 22nd, 2015 | by The Kitsap Scene

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A man is dead and woman is in custody after a shooting in Belfair

A man is dead and a woman is in custody after a shooting in Belfair on Monday.

Around 8 p.m. on Monday, July 20, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call stating a 52-year-old man had been shot inside a residence in the 100 block of NE Bear Ridge in the Belfair View Estates community, which is west of Belfair, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

The Mason County Coroner released the name of the deceased gunshot victim on Tuesday. He is identified as Joseph Gene Sedlacek, 52, of Belfair.

A 54-year-old Belfair woman was taken into custody and transported to Mason County Jail without incident. She was booked for investigation of murder with a firearm, according to the release.

She was identified Tuesday morning in Mason County Superior Court as Bridget Ann Graham, 54, of Belfair. Bail was set at $150,000.

The sheriff’s office planned to serve a search warrant on the victim’s residence Tuesday morning.

No other information is available due to the ongoing criminal investigation, according to the sheriff’s office.


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