Shooting Injures Two People Near Wash. State University Campus
October 30, 2017
(PULLMAN, WA.) -- The Pullman, Washington Police Dept. says two people were injured in an early Sunday morning shooting not far from the WSU campus.
Police say the incident happened Sunday morning at about 1:45 am in the 1000 block of Duncan Lane.
"Shots were fired from a vehicle striking a 19-year-old male with a wound to his right torso and a 17-year-old male with a wound to his arm," said a police statement. "Both victims were transported to Pullman Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 19-year-old was later released from the hospital."
Police say the weapon used is believed to be a handgun. It has not been recovered.
Both victims are from the King County area in western Washington. They are not students at Washington State University, according to police.
When officers arrived on Duncan Lane, they found "numerous persons running in all directions," according to the statement.
Police say the investigation revealed that a group of people attending a party on Duncan Lane "surrounded a vehicle attempting to leave the area" and that the group was trying to forcibly remove someone from the vehicle when shots were fired, hitting the two young men.
The crowd the scattered and the vehicle fled before officers arrived.