Suspect arrested in Umatilla County shooting

UMATILLA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- On February 10, 2014, members of the Umatilla/Morrow Major Crimes Team arrested Timothy Allen Kelly, age 22 of Irrigon, OR for the shooting death of Daniel Leonard DeChand, age 25 of Pendleton, OR.

The shooting occurred on February 4, 2014, at around 1pm, on Sunshine Lane just outside Hermiston. After the shooting, Kelly ran from the area and could not be located. Detectives found Timothy Kelly in The Dalles, OR on Monday afternoon and took him into custody without incident. Detectives learned Kelly ran from the area and was hiding out in the Portland, Oregon, area.

There is still considerable amount of work to be done on the case, as well as a lot of forensic evidence to go through, said Sheriff Terry Rowan.

The investigation is continuing.