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Suspected vehicle prowlers fire weapon at homeowner

COLFAX — The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a weapons offense on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at approximately 7:15 a.m. in the 4000 block of Nelson Road, five miles north of Palouse.

According to a press release from Thursday, Nov. 23, the incident was reported to deputies by the homeowner, who saw a small, dark, colored four-door passenger vehicle arrive at his residence and four individuals entered the property, prowling his vehicles.

Reports say the homeowner then followed the suspect vehicle for approximately a mile before an occupant of the vehicle fired several shots toward...


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