CityofEastWenatcheePoliceLoOn 6-5-24 at about 2230 hours RiverCom911 advised East Wenatchee Police of a shooting victim at a residence in the 1000 block of Dolfay LN. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, a 33-year-old male. Medical aid was quickly provided to the victim.

The investigation revealed that the altercation started as the result of a love triangle. The victim’s on-again off-again girlfriend was at the location with a male subject, when the victim arrived. The two males got into a verbal altercation which ended when one male shot the other. The victim was transported to Central Washington Hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect and female fled the scene and were not immediately contacted by police.

On 6-6-24 East Wenatchee Police Detectives learned the identity of the suspect and sought a search warrant for the vehicle used during the crime and a house in Wenatchee connected to the suspect.

During the execution of the search warrant, East Wenatchee Detectives arrested the suspect, a 47-year-old male from Wenatchee. The search also yielded several firearms and over a pound of
suspected methamphetamine.

The suspect was booked into Chelan County Regional Jail on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1st Degree, and Assault 1st Degree.

The investigation is on-going. If you have information related to this investigation, please contact RiverCom at 509-663-9911 and refer to case 24E03267.