PULLMAN - Pullman Police are investigating a shooting early Saturday morning in the College Hill area of Pullman that resulted in two individuals being shot — one fatally and the other with life threatening injuries.
Police were called around 12:30 a.m. to the 1200 block of NE Myrtle Street for a report of a loud party with possibly 200 people in attendance. As officers were approaching the scene, they reported hearing multiple gunshots.
Near the area of Williams Drive and Lybecker Road police found two males who had multiple gunshot wounds. Officers began immediate life saving measures on both individuals before Pullman Fire crews arrived and transported both to Pullman Regional Hospital. One died at the hospital and the other was transported by Lifeflight to a Spokane hospital.
The victims of the shooting were identified on Saturday afternoon by Pullman Police. The deceased is 23-year-old Liban A. Barre, of Kent. 22-year-old Brandon C. Gray, who is a Washington State University student, was reportedly in serious but stable condition.
Police say at 7:18 a.m. Saturday, 23-year-old George Melvin Harris III, of Pullman, was arrested for Assault 2 for his involvement in the shooting.
Detectives say this is still an active investigation. Police are requesting help from anyone who may have knowledge about the shooting to call police at 509 334-0802.