Assault with firearm leads to three arrests

Sunnyside police were called to the 1100 block of Tacoma Avenue at 11 p.m. this past Saturday night after receiving a report of shots fired.

Witnesses told police a tan Ford Taurus left the scene after its occupants fired several times at a residence and the surrounding area. One man was injured in the shooting.

Officers went in pursuit of the vehicle and the driver led police on a chase that exceeded 100 mph and went as far east as Prosser before spikes were laid in the road and the vehicle was disabled.

Arrested in the vehicle were 29-year-old Anthony DeLeon of Prosser, 21-year-old Richard DeLeon of Prosser and Octavia Robledo, 23, of Grandview.

Anthony DeLeon will be charged with assault in the first degree and eluding. DeLeon and Robledo will be charged with first degree assault.

The victim, 19-year-old Ingacio Cardenas, was treated at a local hospital and then transported to Harborview. He has one gunshot wound to his lower torso.

Evidence was recovered at the scene, including nine .22 caliber shell casings. This case is still under investigation. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call Detective Jim Ortiz at 509-836-6200.


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