Homicide Suspect Arrested on Badger Mountain Road Near Waterville
Update: Jan, 22, 2023 at 12:57 p.m.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office released the identities of both the homicide suspect and victim involved in the Saturday evening incident on Badger Mountain Road.
The female victim was identified as 37-year-old Alyssa Ann Longwell from Kennewick, Wash. Longwell succumbed to her injuries and died at the scene.
The suspect was identified as 27-year-old Dalton Scott Potter from Wenatchee. Potter has been charged with first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree attempted murder.
Douglas County detectives and deputies will continue this investigation.
Original: Jan. 22, 2023 at 10:02 a.m.
Douglas County Deputies arrested a homicide suspect on Badger Mountain Road Saturday.
At 5:18 p.m., deputies responded to a call of a woman shot at the 17000 block of Badger Mountain Road near Waterville. Roughly an hour later, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office released an alert about their search for this homicide suspect.
Witnesses say they saw the victim fall out of a vehicle before the suspect stopped the car and fatally shot her multiple times.
After noticing the witness party, the suspect shot at their vehicle as well. The witness party sustained minor injuries while retreating from the scene.
The suspect was able to flee the scene, which prompted a manhunt from Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, East Wenatchee Police Department, Wenatchee Police Department, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, and Fish and Wildlife.
Later that night, law enforcement arrested the unnamed suspect.
Deputies say this was an isolated incident and that there is currently no threat to public safety.
This is a developing story, with more details expected to come out in the near future.