Washington State Patrol investigating drive by shooting in Gold Bar 

GOLD BAR, Wash. –The Washington State Patrol are actively investigating a drive by shooting that took place in Gold Bar, Sunday, January 28, on the intersection of state Route 2 and Reiter Road (near milepost 30).

The shooter—who was described as male, approximately 5 feet 10 inches, weighting 170 pounds and wearing a black jacket, pants and a helmet—drove up to a white 2016 Cadillac Escalade in a dirt bike, between 2:45 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., when he discharged a single round striking the back of the vehicle before fleeing, the WSP said.

No injuries were reported. 

Witnesses could not provide a description of the dirt bike or whether there was a license plate on the dirt bike.

If you or someone you know may have witnessed the incident or have any information about the involved suspect, email Trooper Blake Elliott at Blake.Elliott@wsp.wa.gov or call (360)-764-0921. The WSP is also request any in-car dash camera footage from anyone who went through the area around the time of the incident.

WSP press release of Gold Bar shooting.

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