FERRY COUNTY, Wash. -- Authorities in Ferry County arrested Richard Green on Friday on suspicion of a shooting and a fire.
Ferry County officials responded to a report of a shooting on Bacon Creek Drive around Republic, Washington on August 20. Officials said they found one victim, Andre Becklin. They reported that he had been shot in the face with a shotgun by an unknown suspect.
A fire was also reported in the area and was discovered on Rose Haven Road. Officials said the fire and alleged shooting are believed to be related.
Multiple agencies are assisting the Ferry County Sheriff's Office in the investigation, including the Republic Police Department, the U.S. Border Patrol, the WSP, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office, and the Spokane Valley Fire Department.