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Shooting in Moses Lake puts one man in hospital; Suspect at large

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. -

A Moses Lake man is in the hospital after being shot 5 times, suffering wounds in both legs, Sunday night. Around 9:41pm, Moses Lake Police responded to shots fired in the 1100 block of E. Hill St. According to police during a dispute outside a third party residence, 25-year-old Olajide Fletcher drew a handgun and shot 51-year-old Alex Tauveve a total of 5 times. Tauveve sustained wounds to both legs and was airlifted to an area hospital. Currently he is listed in critical but stable condition.

Fletcher fled the scene with a female companion in a dark passenger car. Fletcher is described as a black male, 5'10" and 220 pounds. The female with him has not been identified but is described as a 22-year-old black female, 5'6" and 148 pounds. 

Police were not able to get a license plate of the vehicle that the suspect fled the scene in. \

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or the whereabouts of Olajide Fletcher is asked to contact the Moses Lake Police Department at 509-764-3887.

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