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Deputies investigate Moses Lake drive-by shooting

Deputies investigate Moses Lake drive-by shooting

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – Deputies have arrested two men and are investigating a drive-by shooting at a home in the Larson Housing area.

Deputies from the Grant County Sheriff's Office (GCSO) were called to the Larson Housing area after witnesses reported of shots fired around 8 p.m. Friday.

A home at the 1100 block of Larson Boulevard was hit by at least one bullet and a car was also struck.

Witnesses said they saw two cars: a dark Honda and a white passenger car in the area after shots were fired.

Moses Lake Police and GCSO deputies searched the area but were unable to find the described cars. Reports said the cars were not caught on surveillance cameras.

A deputy noticed a dark Honda just after midnight Saturday. When the deputy tried to pull it over, the car sped away.

Reports stated the deputy chased the Honda for several blocks until stopping at the 400 block of Pioneer Way and the passenger, 21-year-old Brandon Medina Perez, of Mattawa, left the vehicle and ran away.

Moses Lake police found and arrested Perez after finding a handgun and drug paraphernalia on him.

Deputies arrested the driver, 22-year-old Daniel Alcala of Quincy.

Both suspects are being held in Grant County Jail while deputies investigate.

No injuries were reported in this shooting.

Anyone with information on connections to Alcala and Perez or to the incident is asked to contact GCSO at 509-762-1160 or by e-mailing crimetips@grantcountywa.gov.

Information may be reported anonymously.

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