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UPDATE: Deputies Arrest Two after Drive-By Shooting in Othello

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UPDATE: OTHELLO, Wash. - The Adams County Sheriff's Office has arrested two people for their involvement in a drive-by shooting last week. 

Deputies arrested 19-year-old Felipe Garza while serving a search warrant at a home on the 2000 block of W. April Street.

Deputies then went to a home on the 300 block of Elm in Othello and arrested 19-year-old Cesar Chavez-Serna. 

Sheriff Deputies booked both of them into the Adams County Jail in Ritzville, each on five counts of first degree drive-by-shooting.  

Deputies also seized the car that they believe the suspects used during the shooting. The Washington State Crime Lab will process the car for evidence on Tuesday.


OTHELLO, Wash., -- According to the Adams County Sheriff's Office, a 4-year-old child and his family were the targets of a drive-by shooting on Friday night.

Around 7 p.m. on the 600 block of Wagon Road, a family of five was followed to their home by a small, brown car when several shots were fired. 

The young child was struck in the head with a bullet fragment. The brown car fled and has not been located as of Monday morning, but police have identified suspects in the shooting.

The injured child was transported to the Othello Community Hospital emergency room where  the medical staff removed the fragment from the child's head. He was released late Friday evening.

Police do not know what instigated the shooting and the victims did not know the suspects.

If you have any information regarding the shooting, contact the Adams County Sheriff's Office at (509) 488-2061.