Hotel Parking Lot Shooting Suspect ID’d, Now Cops Want to Find Him
Kennewick Police now say they have a suspect in the July 20 shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Econolodge Motel at Highway 395 and Vista Way.
Police responded around 8:30PM that night, but found the shooter and victim had both fled. Authorities caught up with the victim, a 38-year-old man who had driven himself to Lourdes Medical Center in Pasco.
Police at the time believed the victim knew the shooter, now they're looking for this guy. 33-year-old Santiago Ayala-Pineda is wanted on an outstanding Felony First Degree Assault charge.
Pasco Police have had a couple of car chases, tracking down vehicles were he was reportedly riding in, but so far he has stayed on the loose.
Anyone who knows any information or has seen him, they're urged to call (509)-628-0333. All leads can be confidential.