Auburn Police have posted an alert requesting assistance in
identifying locating a male related to a shooting that occurred Monday, March 9th, around 5:15 pm. The incident occurred in the 500 block of 5th ST SE.
“The suspect was in the roadway, and when the victim yelled at him, he pulled out the gun and fired a round at the driver’s door,” said Auburn Police Commander Mike Hirman. There were no injuries.
According to Hirman, the individual in the photo is wanted for Assault in the first degree.
After his vehicle was shot, the victim chased the individual in his car and took a video of him. The victim posted online that though he was able to capture the person’s image, “I regret it. I should of called the cops as soon as it happened. I wasn’t thinking.”
If you have any information on the shooting or know the whereabouts of this subject, please contact the Auburn Police tip line at (253) 288-7403, reference case #20-2872. If you see the suspect, please call 911, do not approach or try to apprehend the subject.
Last Updated March 11, 2020 7:42 pm: From Auburn Police “Thanks to tips via the tip line we have identified the subject. The investigation is moving forward. Thank you for the assistance.”