Connell police arrest teen in shooting that possibly targeted officer

Connell police arrest teen in shooting that possibly targeted officer
(Connell Police Department)

An 18-year-old man was arrested in a Friday night shooting near Ford Avenue and Clark Street.

Officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired around 11:15 p.m. An investigation found that bullets struck a home and a car, and officers determined the gunfire was possibly directed at a Connell police officer, according to a police Facebook post.

Witnesses identified the shooting suspect as 18-year-old Michael Godinez.

He was booked at the Franklin County Jail on several felony charges including second-degree assault and second-degree burglary.

Anyone with information is asked to call Connell PD at 509-234-4141. Reference case #19-00230.

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