Ferry County man shot in face, search launched for shooter

Ferry County man shot in face, search launched for shooter

Ferry County man shot in face, search launched for shooter

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 21 at 10:18 AM

FERRY COUNTY, Wash. -- The Ferry County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting Tuesday night.

Authorities said it happened on Bacon Creek and Rose Valley Road.

When deputies arrived they discovered Andrew Becklin had been shot in the face and chest with a shot gun. They said the suspect fled the scene and headed into the mountains. 

The Sheriff's Office had a person of interest and deputies searched the area to try and locate the suspect.

Republic Police, the United States Boarder Patrol, a WSP crime scene unit and detectives are assisting Ferry County Sheriffs in the investigation. 

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