James Cloud

Courtesy of Yakama Nation

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed in federal court in Yakima, Washington, in connection with a shooting rampage that left five people dead outside the town of White Swan last summer.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that James Dean Cloud was indicted on first-degree murder charges Tuesday.

Cloud and another man, Donovan Quinn Carter Cloud, remain jailed in connection with the case and have already been indicted on assault, kidnapping and carjacking charges.

The June 8 shootings shook the community of White Swan on the Yakama Indian Reservation.

The Clouds are accused of holding a gun to a teen’s head while demanding a car from his parents, according to a federal complaint. The complaint says the Clouds took the car to escape the area after the mass shooting. James Cloud is now being accused of killing at least one of the five people shot to death at a remote home off Medicine Valley Road.

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