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Shooting incident in Aberdeen likely over illegal drug activity, police say

A shooting incident that took place over the weekend in Aberdeen is most likely connected to illegal drug activity, according to police. No one was injured during the shooting.
A shooting incident that took place over the weekend in Aberdeen is most likely connected to illegal drug activity, according to police. No one was injured during the shooting.

A shooting incident occurred Sunday evening in Grays Harbor County, according to a news release from the Aberdeen Police Department. No one was reported injured.

About 7:30 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Second Street and D Street. According to the release, witnesses said that masked suspects fled the residence and were last seen getting in a vehicle.

Witnesses reported hearing three gunshots during the incident.

On the scene, officers found cash, drug packaging materials and other drug paraphernalia scattered across the yard and onto D Street.

The investigation discovered that multiple shots were fired; shell casings and a bullet were found in a neighbor’s residence.

Two of the witnesses reported that a woman pointed a firearm at them before leaving. According to the release, police have identified the woman as a suspect and are looking for her.

The police believe the crime is not a random act and is most likely connected to illegal drug activity.

Anyone with additional information should call the Aberdeen Police Investigations Section at 360-533-3180.

Logan Stanley: 360-754-5433, @LSscribe
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