Man shot in chest in Washougal, suspect in custody

The shooting happened at E Street and 27th

A man was shot in the chest in a Washougal neighborhood Thursday night, March 31, 2016. (KOIN)

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (KOIN) — A 23-year-old man is in critical condition on Friday morning after being shot on Thursday night.

The shooting happened at E Street and 27th near Hathaway Elementary School.

Police say the man was shot by Trevor D. Hauzenberger, 23, who was arrested at the scene. He is charged with assault in 1st degree (with a firearm).

The shooting was apparently not accidental, according to a witness who says they saw the shooter threatening the victim before he charged at him and opened fire.

The victim’s name has not been released and KOIN 6 will update this story when more on his condition is available.

 

 

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