Man sought in Shelton shooting


The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man suspected of shooting another man in the leg in Shelton.

Aaron Clinton Smith, 35, is accused of “attempting to kill the victim by going over to the victim’s property” and shooting him, according to a release from the department.

Smith left the property on the 400 block of E. Mikkelson Road on foot at about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday. The victim was treated at the hospital and released later that day.

After an extensive search of the area, police were unable to locate Smith.

Smith is described as a white male, 5’ 10”, 160 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes. He may be armed with a .22-caliber rifle. Police ask anyone who knows his whereabouts to not approach him, but immediately call 911.