Suspect in shootings caught in Sunnyside - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Suspect in shootings caught in Sunnyside

J. Guadalupe Martinez, 24, was arrested Tuesday evening J. Guadalupe Martinez, 24, was arrested Tuesday evening
Authorities investigate at a second homicide scene. Police put up a canopy over one of the bodies. Photo: Joyce Edie, Mattawa Area News Authorities investigate at a second homicide scene. Police put up a canopy over one of the bodies. Photo: Joyce Edie, Mattawa Area News

MATTAWA, Wash. - A suspect has been arrested in Sunnyside in connection with a triple homicide near the town of Mattawa.
     
J. Guadalupe Martinez, 24, was arrested Tuesday evening by the Sunnyside Police Department and the FBI.

Grant County Undersheriff John Turley says deputies responded to a call about gunshots at 9:15 p.m. Monday at a home about two miles outside of Mattawa.

One man was found dead at the scene. A second man died in an ambulance. Turley says the body of the third male victim was found on a nearby roadway. All three men were Latino.

Detectives are looking into the possibility of drug or gang connections.
     
Additional details were not immediately available.

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