• Shooting in Centralia

    by  • March 30, 2013 • News

    breakingCentralia police responded this afternoon to a report of a shooting in the 1300 block of Short Street in Centralia.

    Reports indicate an adult woman was shot by her father. She was transported to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of gun shot wounds.

    Details have not yet come in regarding the woman’s condition, or if the shooting was intentional or accidental. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

    Update March 30, 2013 3:57 p.m.

    Capt. Richard Densmore, a detective with the Centralia Police Department is confirming that the victim in Saturday’s shooting has succumbed to her injuries.

    Densmore said that the investigation is still underway, but he did confirm the father shot the daughter in the chest with a shotgun, resulting in her death. He could not confirm names or ages, as they are still attempting to notify next of kin.

    We’ll have further updates as they become available.