One Injured In Grant County Drive-By Shooting; Second In Two Day - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

One Injured In Grant County Drive-By Shooting; Second In Two Days

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Grant County Sheriff's officials say they are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Monday afternoon. They say a 17 year-old male was riding his bicycle near the Larson Housing Area.

A white KIA drove by, saw the teen, circled the block, and came back around. When they passed the teen again, the KIA's passenger began opening fire. The teen rode between two houses to get away, but the shooter chased after him and managed to hit him at least twice.

The shooter then got back into the KIA and drove off. The teen appears to have non-life-threatening injuries. Grant County Sheriff's officials can't say this was gang related, but that will be part of their investigation.

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. - On Monday afternoon deputies with the Grant County Sheriff's Office began investigating a shooting near the former site of Larson Air Force Base. According to a release, one person was hit, and the shooter fled in a white Kia.

Detectives ask that anyone with any information about the shooting call 911.

Monday's shooting was at the same location of a previous shooting. On Saturday night there was another drive-by shooting in the Larson Housing Area. No one was hurt but two vehicles were struck.

Several citizens called 911 about 7:45 p.m. 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 male occupants. The vehicle fled 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 crimetips@co.grant.wa.us. Reference case number 14GS00718. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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