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Ellensburg Police Release Gunshot Suspect's Photo

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Ellensburg police say Joel Groves, 49, is wanted for 1st degree assault. Ellensburg police say Joel Groves, 49, is wanted for 1st degree assault.
UPDATE/ELLENSBURG, WA - Ellensburg police are releasing new information on the suspect wanted after multiple gunshots Tuesday in the University Courts apartment complex.

Officers say Joel Groves, 49, is wanted for 1st degree assault. Groves is 6'0", 190 lbs., with blue eyes and brown hair. His head is shaved and he has a goatee. He may be driving a gray 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse, license number AIV-5299.

Anyone with information can call Ellensburg police at 509-962-7280.

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ELLENSBURG, WA - Ellensburg police are investigating after multiple gunshots Tuesday in the University Courts apartment complex.

Police arrived around 8:30 p.m. at 2101 North Walnut Street and found evidence of multiple shots fired but didn't find any suspects. Officers believe there was a dispute between two groups of people when the shots went off.

Eventually, resident Daqwon Kessay, 20, returned to the scene and officers arrested him for discharging a firearm during that dispute. They are still looking for one other person they believe also fired a gun. There were no reports of any other injuries.
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