dougcountysherlogoOn February 1st, 2024 at approximately 12:13 AM, Douglas County Deputies were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive male lying near a vehicle, in the 1700 block of Rock Island Road, in East Wenatchee WA.

Deputies arrived and found a 35-year-old male, an East Wenatchee resident, who was deceased. The male had injuries consistent with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The area around Rock Island Road and South Kentucky Avenue was closed for several hours while Detectives with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington State Patrol processed the scene.

Detectives are continuing to work on this active homicide investigation. Any information related to this shooting should be provided to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Detective Taylor Melton at (509) 888-6822.