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UPDATE: Arrest Made In Deadly Grant County Shooting

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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. -

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Grant County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Detectives investigating the Feb. 16 shooting homicide of Brandon Michael Mende have arrested Michael David Meier, 17, of Moses Lake. He was arrested without incident Thursday morning at 425 North Grape Drive in Moses Lake. Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies, Moses Lake Police and Deputy United States Marshals made the capture.

Mende was shot and killed in the yard of a home in the 6000 block of Turnkey Road in Moses Lake early this past Sunday morning.

“I want to thank everyone who stepped forward with tips, and also all the witnesses who stepped up to give us the information we needed to make the arrest,” said Sheriff Tom Jones. “The teamwork of sheriff’s deputies, Moses Lake police and the Marshals was a great force in this case. This is a great example of what can happen when we have citizen and law enforcement cooperation.”

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Since 16-year-old Brandon Mende was shot and killed at a home outside of Moses Lake early Sunday morning, the Grant County Sheriff's Office has been fielding many tips about the case. 

In a press release sent out on Tuesday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office expressed gratitude for all of the tips they have received, and asked that if you have information you think may help them in the case, to please call 509-762-1160 and tell the dispatcher you have information about the Brandon Mende homicide.From there, ask the dispatcher to put you in contact with the on-duty Sheriff's Sergeant. They say the Sergeant will call you back to get your information. 

Those with tips can remain anonymous. 

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