Patrol Searching For 2 Suspects Who Shot At Trooper In Grandview
Detectives with the Washington State Patrol says they're looking for two people near Grandview after they opened fire on a trooper who tried to pull them over for speeding. Trooper Chris Thorson, a patrol spokesman, says the trooper pursued the vehicle until it stopped at a home in Grandview at about 9:00 p.m. Monday. he says the men got out of the car and started shooting at the trooper, whose cruiser was stopped about 50 feet away. "We don't know who they are" But Thorson says they have the suspects vehicle and hope to gain information from the vehicle that will lead them to suspects. The cruiser has three bullet holes in the passenger side of the windshield, and two more apparent bullet marks on the body of the car. He says the trooper got behind his car and returned fire but was not injured.
It's not clear if the suspects were hit, but they ran off.