Drive-by shooting injures two in Walla Walla



Walla Walla Police continue to investigate a shooting that sent a young couple to a local hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds.

Dispatch received several 911 calls, shortly after mid-night, of shots being fired near the intersection of 6th Avenue and Moore Street.

Arriving officers summoned aid for the young man and woman who were fired upon just as they entered their vehicle in the area of 6th Avenue and Moore Street.  In an attempt to escape the gunfire, one of the victims backed their vehicle across the street, striking a building at the northwest corner of the intersection.

Injuries to both victims are not believed to be life-threatening.

The area was closed off for several hours while officers and detectives investigated the scene.

At this time, no suspects have been arrested and detectives are urging anyone with information about this shooting to contact them through dispatch at (509) 527-1960.