Antonio Martinez-Carranza

Courtesy of the Grant County Sheriff's Office

GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office and the Mattawa Police Department are looking for a man wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting. 

According to the Sheriff's Office, 22-year-old Antonio Martinez-Carranza is described as a Hispanic man, 5'7", 220 pounds with a heavy build. He was last seen wearing a green shirt and gray sweatpants and walking in the 200 block of E. Fourth Street in Mattawa. 

Authorities say he may be armed. 

Martinez-Carranza is wanted in connection with a drive-by shooting May 29 in Mattawa. Nobody was hurt. A 17-year-old male was arrested June 6 for his involvement in the shooting. 

Surveillance video showed black Chevrolet Silverado pickup as the likely suspect vehicle. 

Then on May 31, an occupant in a black Mazda 3 allegedly fired three shots at an unoccupied black Chevrolet Silverado. Nobody was hurt. 

On June 6, 18-year-old Moses Prieto was arrested for his alleged involvement in that shooting. 

Police believe the shootings are connected and gang-involved. Police are seeking Martinez-Carranza for his participation in the May 29 shooting. 

Anyone with information should call 509-762-1160 or send an email to crimetips@grantcountywa.gov. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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