WANTED: Police search for suspect in Union Gap hotel shooting

Union Gap
Adrian S Samalia, who had an outstanding felony warrant that originated from the Quality Inn shooting and assault on 11/17/2020, was taken into custody on 12/7/1010.

UNION GAP, Wash. — Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a 31-year-old man in connection with a Nov. 17 shooting at a Union Gap hotel.

Union Gap police said Adrian S. Samalia is facing first-degree assault and unlawful firearm possession charges for his involvement in the shooting at the Quality Inn, which injured a 52-year-old man.

“Samalia should be considered armed and dangerous,” police said in a news release.

Anyone with information about Samalia’s whereabouts can call 911, contact the Union Gap Police Department directly or make an anonymous tip to Yakima County Crime Stoppers.