Update: Burien woman charged with two counts of assault in North Seattle shooting incident
Carolyn Piksa was charged Wednesday afternoon, March 13 with Assault in the First Degree and Assault in the Second Degree in connection with the shooting of a co-worker on March 8.
The first degree charge was for the wounding of the Seattle Parks employee. The second degree charge is for allegedly driving to another North Seattle community center and pointing a gun at an employee there.
Piksa's arraignment is set for Wednesday, March 27. She is in custody at the King County jail on $1 million bail.
Here's our previous coverage:
Carolyn Piksa who is suspected of shooting a city of Seattle employee last Friday and was taken into custody at her Boulevard Park home had filed a residential burglary report with the Burien Police last year and reported having firearms stolen.
On July 10, 2012 Piksa called Burien Police and reported her house in the 1000 block of S. 115th St. had been burglarized while she was at work.
During the investigation Piksa reported that someone had kicked in her back door, entered her house and stole two handguns, a rifle and other firearm related accessories. There was no mentioned of a dog being killed during the incident.
Police have not recovered the weapons or made an arrest in the case.
Police also said that on December 19, 2012 Piksa’s nephew reported her missing after she had not checked in with family members for a few days.
Piksa’s family said she generally checked in everyday because she was not staying in her home since the burglary occurred in July.
Piksa contacted police on December 20th and reported that she was fine.