Grant Co. Sheriff's Office Investigating Two Drive-by ShootingsPosted: Updated:
UPDATE/MOSES LAKE, WA – A 16-year-old received non-life-threatening injuries in what appears to be a targeted drive-by shooting in the Larsen Housing Area late Monday afternoon.
Around 4 p.m. deputies were called to the 1200 block of Arlington Drive. Neighbors reported hearing multiple shots. Deputies also learned the 16-year-old victim was riding his bike on Arlington when he was passed by a white car, believed to be a Kia. The car, occupied by two males, made a U-turn and headed back toward the victim. The passenger in the car opened fire on the victim with a handgun.
The victim rode his bike in between two homes in an attempt to get away from the shooter. The car then stopped, the shooter got out of the car, ran in between the two homes and continued to fire on the victim. The shooter then returned to the car and the car sped away.
The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and another to the right forearm. His injuries are not life threatening and he was taken by ambulance to Samaritan Hospital.
Investigators believe this was a targeted attack and not random. It is uncertain if this was a gang-related shooting, or if there is any connection to a Saturday night drive-by shooting in the same neighborhood.
Anyone with information about this is asked to call the Grant County Sheriff's Office at 509-762-1160 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference case number 14GS00782. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
MOSES LAKE, WA - The Grant County Sheriff's Office is looking for two people responsible for a drive-by shooting in Moses Lake Monday afternoon. The drive-by shooting happened on the 1200 block of Arlington Drive and one person was hit.
The sheriff's office says white Kia with two people inside was seen fleeing from the scene. Anyone with information should call 911.
The sheriff's office is also investigating a drive-by shooting in that same area from Saturday. No one was hurt, but two vehicles were struck by bullets during the drive-by shooting Saturday around 7:45PM in the Larsen Housing Area.
Several citizens called 9-1-1 after hearing multiple gunshots in the 1200 block of Arlington Drive. Witnesses described the shots as coming from a dark-colored 1997-2002 Pontiac Grand Am with at least two men inside the car. The vehicle left the area.
Two parked vehicles were struck by gunfire, and bullet fragments were recovered and sent to the WSP crime lab. The motive and the target of the shooting is unknown.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Grant County Sheriff's Office at 509-762-1160 or send information to email@example.com. Reference case number 14GS00718. Tipsters can remain anonymous.