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Suspect in Garfield shooting arrested

GARFIELD –– Travis Gaines, 20, was arrested and booked into the Whitman County Jail on Sunday, Nov. 5, following a dispatch call of gunshots heard in town.

Gaines was charged with two counts of assault in the first degree, three counts of reckless endangerment, three counts of aiming and discharging a firearm and one count of concealed pistol violation.

Reports say Joe Handley, Garfield Police Department Marshal, was called by a local apartment manager, Shon Clark.

Clark reportedly told Handley there was a party at the “Collier” apartment and a male from Walla Walla had just fired three rounds...


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