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Two men arrested in connection with drive-by shooting

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Two men are in custody in connection with a drive-by shooting Friday in the Larson Housing area.

Deputies were called to the area just before 8 p.m. for reports of shots fired. A home in the 1100 block of Larson Boulevard had been hit with at least one bullet, as had a car parked outside.

According to witnesses, two cars, a dark Honda and a white passenger car, were seen leaving the area shortly after the shots were fired.

The cars were not found in the area, and couldn't be seen on surveillance footage.

A deputy patrolling in Moses Lake Saturday night spotted a car that matched the description of the dark Honda. The deputy tried to pull the Honda over, but the driver of the car sped away and led the deputy on a chase before stopping the car. The passenger of the car, later identified as 21-year-old Brandon Medina Perez of Mattawa, was soon caught by an officer. Perez had a handgun and drug paraphernalia on his person.

The driver of the Honda, 22-year-old Daniel Alcala of Quincy, was arrested and is being held at the Grant county Jail for negligent driving and driving with a suspended license. Perez is also being held at the Grant County Jail for altering the identification marking on a firearm and drug possession.

Deputies are still investigating the connection between the two men and the shooting.

If you have information, you are asked to contact the Grant County Sheriff's Office at 509-762-1160.


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