An argument between a 29-year-old Pasco man and a group of people resulted in the man being shot in the chest and police searching for a shooting suspect.
Edgar Martinez-Robledo, 40, is being sought on a warrant for first-degree assault, said Pasco police Capt. Jim Raymond.
The incident was reported around 8 p.m. Thursday when the victim, who is not being named, arrived at Lourdes Medical Center for treatment, Raymond said.
The victim was shot with a small-caliber handgun. The injury is not life-threatening, Raymond said. Friends dropped the victim off at the hospital.
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The argument reportedly took place in the 200 block of West Clark Street, and the victim was shot while sitting in the back of a vehicle.
Martinez-Robledo is known to travel between the Tri-Cities and the Hermiston/ Umatilla area, Raymond said.
He may be driving a dark gray 1986 Honda Prelude with Oregon plates 557-FBU.
Anyone with information about the shooting or the whereabouts of Martinez-Robledo is asked to call Pasco police at 545-3421 or 545-3482.