Pasco Police Hunt for Shooting Suspect

<p>Manuel Preciado</p>

Manuel Preciado

Pasco Police say they are searching for 36-year-old Manuel Juan Preciado of Finley, suspected of shooting a man this morning.

Police report that the gunshot victim walked into the emergency room at a local hospital around 11:30am.  He had been shot in the back during an argument with Preciado earlier in the day.

Police report Preciado is believed to have fled the scene in a newer model grey Ford Crew Cab truck. 

The suspect is described as 6 feet tall, 225 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.  He is wanted for felony assault with a firearm.

The victim is considered to have non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information about Preciado’s whereabouts, please contact the police.