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Overnight shooting in Ephrata

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EPHRATA, Wash. -

A man was shot multiple times Monday night in Ephrata during a supposed argument at a home in the 000 block of G-Street SE. One suspect was arrested and is currently in the Grant County Jail.  

Just after 11pm Ephrata Police were dispatched to two different calls, one of shots fired and one of an assault victim.

When police arrives at the report of shots fired, they found and arrested Rodney I. Schaler, 22 without incident. Schaler was armed and said that he shot Cody Miller, 22, in self-defense after getting in a fight.

Miller, was found at the report of an assault victim suffering from at least two gunshot wounds to the torso. He was conscious and identified Schaler as the shooter. Miller was treated by Ephrata Fire Department personnel and transported to Columbia Basin Hospital. He was conscious and alert during treatment.

Schaler was booked into the Grant County Jail on a 1st Degree Assault charge.

Deputies from the Grant County Sheriff's Office helped Ephrata Police during the initial investigation and arrest. Anyone with knowledge regarding this shooting is urged to contact Ephrata Police at any of the contacts listed below, including their confidential tip-line.

  • Confidential Tip-Line: crimetips@ephrata.org

  • MACC Phone: (509) 762-1160

  • MACC Toll-Free Phone: (888) 431-9911

  • City Hall Phone: (509) 754-4601

  • Ephrata Police Phone: (509) 754-2491

  • City website: www.ephrata.org, or www.facebook.com/CityofEphrata

This is all the information available on this incident so far.

 

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