Shooting suspect arrested in Mason County thanks to citizen

SHELTON, Wash.-- Deputies arrested a 35-year-old man late Friday who was wanted for shooting a person in Mason County Tuesday after a citizen spotted him, the Mason County Sheriff's Office said.

The citizen recognized suspect Aaron Smith from media reports and called the Sheriff's Office which made the arrest and took him to the Mason County Jail

Smith is accused of going to the victim's property in the 400 block of Mikkelson Road about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and shooting the victim in the leg. Smith fled on foot.

The victim was treated at an area hospital for the gunshot wound and released.