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Garfield shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Charges stem from Nov. 5 shooting at “Collier” apartments

GARFIELD — Travis Gaines, 20, pled not guilty in Whitman County Superior Court on Friday, Dec. 8, for firing gunshots at a party in Garfield on Sunday, Nov. 5.

According to reports, 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.

During the early morning of Sunday, Nov. 5, reports say Gaines allegedly fired three shots with a handgun inside an apartment located on West California Street.

Gaines fled to Walla Walla, where he was arrested and boo...


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