OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Grant County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two
people in connection with a double shooting which happened Sunday night in
Around 9:15 p.m. Mar. 3, deputies were called to 215 East
Montmorency Boulevard for a shooting. One deputy was nearby and arrived six
minutes after the call. He found two juveniles wounded by gunfire.
of the victims, a male around age 16, has gunshot wounds to the torso, knee and
face. The other victim, a female around 14, has a gunshot wound to the torso.
Both victims were transported to Quincy Valley Medical Center, and later flown
by helicopter to trauma centers. They are both in serious condition.
Earlier today, deputies and Quincy Police arrested two persons connected
with the shooting:
• Hector M. Contreras Rodriguez, 21 of Quincy, is
lodged in the Grant County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder.
16-year-old male is lodged in the Grant County Youth Services Facility on
suspicion of attempted murder.
According to witnesses, four people
including the two victims were sitting in a car in front of the home. Another
car pulled up behind them, at least two people got out of that car and began
firing, striking two people in the first car. The suspect vehicle fled the
"Deputies, detectives, the Washington State Patrol and Quincy
Police did a great job working this case and finding two people who we believe
are responsible," said Sheriff Tom Jones. "It is very important to emphasize no
area schools are in lockdown due to this incident."
The George shooting
is not connected to the shooting which killed a 60-year-old man near Moses Lake
Saturday night. That case remains under investigation and no suspect has yet
UPDATE: Authorities have confirmed that at least 2 suspects are in custody. As soon as we get more details we'll post them ASAP.
GEORGE, Wash. - A man and a woman are in a Grant County hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting late Sunday, according to officials.
Kyle Foreman with the Grant County Sheriff's Department tells KHQ the original call came out around 9:16PM on the 200 block of Montmorency Blvd. in George.
The first deputy arrived at the scene within six minutes and found the man and woman had been shot. They were transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries and their condition is not known at this time.
Detectives are interviewing witnesses at the scene to determine the circumstances surrounding this shooting.
Foreman went on to say that the shooting is not related to the shooting in Moses Lake that occurred on Saturday.
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