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Drive-by shooting near Black Diamond leaves bullet hole in pickup

Vehicle approached at high rate of speed from behind and fired round

At approximately 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, Washington State Patrol (WSP) communications received a 911 call from an individual reporting that they were shot at on State Route 169 near Black Diamond.

The witness stated he was traveling southbound SR 169 in his red Chevrolet 2500 pickup leaving Black Diamond when a vehicle approached from behind at a high rate of speed and fired one round into the tailgate of his truck. He advised he drove away and lost sight of the suspect vehicle.

Detectives were able to recover a bullet lodged in the front of the truck bed near the cab.

The victim described the suspect vehicle as a two door white Honda Civic with no rear bumper, newer stainless exhaust and blue LED headlights.

WSP detectives are seeking any witnesses or information on the identity of the suspect vehicle and driver. Please contact Detective Sgt. Stacy Moate at stacy.moate@wsp.wa.us.




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