Walla Walla police issue release on Saturday shooting, Sunday arrest


The following is a Walla Walla Police Department news release:

Date: April 15, 2013

Detectives arrested Shawn A. Crump, 21, 205 W. Chestnut, Apt. #5, for Assault 1st Degree, following the Saturday morning shooting of a 26 year old male. Crump was taken into custody Sunday morning following an interview with Detectives.

The victim was shot 3 times with a small caliber handgun while in the alley behind the 1700 block of Portland Ave. The shooting occurred at around 3:00 a.m. Saturday and was reported to police at 3:16 after the victim stumbled into the Chevron station located at 1916 Isaacs and told the clerk he had been shot.

The investigation is continuing as Detectives track down further leads.


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