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Teens arrested for shooting BB gun at home and SUV

UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018

Four teenagers – two 18-year-olds, a 16-year-old and a 15-year-old – were arrested Monday under suspicion of shooting a home and a vehicle with a BB gun during a drive-by.

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies were called Sunday to a home in the 11400 block of North Parksmith Drive northeast of Spokane, where a homeowner reported the house and a truck at the residence were shot at by individuals in a silver Chevrolet Trailblazer, deputies said in a news release.

Deputy Jessica Baken noted a small hole in a living room window, two holes in the rear shattered window of the truck parked in front of the home and one shot to the windshield.

On her way to the home, Baken observed a silver Trailblazer in a parking lot at Fourth Avenue and Market Street, which had two males in the front seat who “watched Deputy Baken’s patrol car as she drove past and then left,” the news release states.

At about 6:30 p.m., a few minutes after Baken left the residence, the alleged victim called back, stating the suspects had returned and shot at the home again, according to the news release. The homeowner said it was the same silver Trailblazer with two males in the front seat.

About three hours later, Baken saw the Trailblazer in the area of Market Street and Second Avenue, with four people inside driving without a license plate. After stopping the vehicle, deputies noticed “multiple realistic looking pistols and a rifle” inside, with BB pellets and CO2 cartridges.

Tristan P. Hilton, 18, and Roshena S. Andrews, 18, were arrested under suspicion of second-degree malicious mischief and criminal conspiracy, both felonies. A 16-year-old and a 15-year-old were also arrested and face similar felony charges.

The suspects apparently told deputies they thought a female in another vehicle called them names earlier in the day and was related to a person who lived in the house they allegedly shot.

They purchased the BB gun and pellets minutes before shooting the residence.

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