Murder charges filed in Jayda Woods-Johnson’s killing

Murder charges filed in Jayda Woods-Johnson’s killing

Affidavit in support of the murder charge filed against Samuel Gizaw.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY COURTHOUSE — Minutes ago, the Snohomish County prosecutor filed murder charges against 16-year-old Samuel Gizaw for fatally shooting Jayda Woods-Johnson at Alderwood Mall last Wednesday.

A $2 million arrest warrant has just been issued for the former Kamiak student.

Prosecutors will likely seek a higher bail amount than the $500,000 Gizaw was able to post Friday.

Prosecutors told the court that the defendant “clearly has access to multiple firearms and is associated with individuals who also appear to possess firearms.”

An affidavit filed in support of the charges states that after bail was initially set, detectives found screenshots of Gizlaw