Five Hells Angels in custody following motorcyclist shooting
PASCO, Wash. - Five men are in jail after reports said one of them pointed a gun before a gunshot went off, hitting one motorcyclist in the leg.
Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers said 52-year-old Dennis Donahue was shot in the leg, August 18 on State Route 395 near milepost 26.
WSP arrived and found the victim, who was riding with a group of Hells Angels motorcyclists.
Medics transported Donahue to Lourdes ER in Pasco and later Kadlec Medical Center where he is in serious condition.
Detectives with the Franklin County sheriff's office identified the six men, including one in the group driving a Chevrolet pickup, as members of Hells Angels from California.
Investigators said bullets hit three of the five motorcycles, and a handgun with a bloody trail was recovered approximately 15 feet from the group.
Officers arrested five Hells Angels members in the incident: Jason A. Marshall, 47; Neal G. Foulger, 55; William D. Smeeton, 47; William I. Maclean, 66; and Michael A. Smullen, 59.
No members provided further information regarding the shooting incident.
Five suspects are being held in Franklin County jail for 72 hours on suspicion of criminal mischief.
Reports indicated Foulger and Marshall were also accused of having a gun.
No one has been charged with any crime in the shooting.