UPDATE: U.S. Marshals locate Moses Lake shooting suspect
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — UPDATE: Shooting suspect Matthew Low was found Tuesday afternoon at a home in Cheney. He was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals.
Low will be taken to the Grant County Jail in Ephrata to face charges in connection with the shooting. It was believed that Low was injured in the shootout, but he did not have any injuries when he was arrested.
Pearson is currently in the Grant County Jail.
Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Moses Lake man who is believed to be injured after a shooting north of Moses Lake Sunday afternoon.
Grant County Sheriff’s Office Deputies received reports of multiple shots exchanged between occupants of two moving vehicles around 3:15 p.m. at Neppel Road Northeast and Road 10.4-Northeast and the public fishing access road.
Matthew Low of Moses Lake, the driver of one of the vehicles and a suspected shooter, is missing and likely injured. He was last seen in the area of Road D.6-Northeast in the McConihe Flats area. It is unknown if Low is still in the area or if he drove away. If you have information on Low’s whereabouts, you are asked to call 911.
Patrick Pearson of Moses Lake, the driver of the other vehicle, is also a suspected shooter and was shot in the arm. He was taken by ambulance to Samaritan Healthcare in Moses Lake and later released. At the time of his release, investigators did not have probable cause to arrest him. Investigators are now searching for Pearson after developing probable cause for his arrest.
An ongoing dispute between Pearson and Low is believed to be the reason for the shooting.
Low is a 29-year-old male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, who weighs 180 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes and has ties to the Spokane area.
Pearson is a 45-year-old male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, and who weights 150 pounds with red hair. He has a possibly shaved head, and hazel eyes.
This is an ongoing investigation. If you have information on the incident or have information on the whereabouts of Pearson and Low, you are asked to contact the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at 509-762-1160, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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