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Grandview Police Search For Suspect in Drive-By Shooting

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GRANDVIEW--Grandview police have a woman in custody for her suspected involvement in a drive by shooting Sept. 30.  They were actually trying to arrest a different suspect, but could not find him.

Grandview and Sunnyside SWAT teams executed a search warrant Tuesday night.  They were helped by Washington State Patrol and Prosser Police.  They arrested a 36-year old woman for being an accomplice to the shooting, and also confiscated a gun and drug paraphernalia.

Police say the suspect's girlfriend lived on Rainier Street, and thought he was staying with her.  Three women were there, including the woman arrested, but the suspect was nowhere to be found.   Police are confident they are after the right person

"The person that we don't have yet is the primary suspect," Det. James Driscol said.  "He's going to be the shooter.  He's a local boy, so hopefully [we find him] sooner rather than later."

Detectives think this shooting could be retaliation for a drive-by shooting near Grandview High School on Sept. 19, 11 days before this shooting.

"[They] may be connected in the fact that some of our victims in the high school shooting are associated with suspects in this shooting."

Police interviewed the woman Wednesday.  They said she gave them some new leads, but were not ready to release any of the information.   The woman's name will be released when she is arraigned tomorrow.