Deputies searching for armed car prowlers after shooting in Vancouver

Clark County Sheriff's Office
Clark County Sheriff's Office(KPTV)
Published: Feb. 2, 2023 at 5:43 AM PST
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VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) - Two car prowlers are wanted after they shot at a person who confronted them in Vancouver early Thursday morning, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

At about 1:40 a.m., deputies with help from the Vancouver Police Department responded to a shooting near the Pebble Creek Garden Apartments at 5313 Northeast 66th Avenue. A caller reported they caught two people, who were wearing all black clothing and ski masks, prowling vehicles in the parking lot of the apartment complex.

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The sheriff’s office said the caller confronted the suspects and followed them out of the complex, onto NE 66th Avenue, where the suspects reportedly each pulled out a gun and shot at the caller. No injuries were reported.

Deputies found a bullet casing on the sidewalk along the east side of NE 66th Avenue.

The sheriff’s office said deputies, along with a Vancouver police K-9, searched the area but have not been able to locate the suspects, who were said to be riding skateboards.

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Anyone with information about the shooting or has video evidence or the incident or suspects, is asked to contact Deputy Hulsey at 564-208-2375 or