Othello area drive-by shooting injures 4-year-old

Othello area drive-by shooting injures 4-year-old

Othello area drive-by shooting injures 4-year-old

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by Belo Content KREM

KREM.com

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Updated Monday, May 13 at 1:22 PM

ADAMS COUNTY, Wash. -- Authorities are investigation a Friday night drive-by shooting which injured one child.

The bullet hit a four-year-old who as his family was driving along the 600 block of Wagon Road near Othello. Doctors treated the child at Othello Community Hospital. X-rays showed the bullet fragment lodged into the child’s head. However, the bullet did not penetrate the skull.  Doctors were able to remove the fragment.

Adams County Sheriff’s deputies recovered several shell casings from the scene.

Authorities said the shots came from a brown vehicle which was following the family. The family and four-year-old victim were driving in a Cadillac. The brown vehicle fled the scene and has not been found according to deputies.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Adams County Sheriff’s Office at (509) 488-2061 or (509) 659-1122.

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