Sheriff: 3 Dead, 1 Wounded In Washington State Shootings. Suspect In Custody
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says a 35-year-old man suspected of killing three people in a home near Woodland is in custody.
(FOX)- Authorities said Brent Luyster was arrested without incident Saturday afternoon in the deaths of two men and a woman the night before. A second woman is hospitalized with a gunshot wound.
The Columbian newspaper reports that Luyster was scheduled for trial Monday in Cowlitz County Superior Court on allegations that he pistol-whipped his ex-girlfriend at his Longview home. He pleaded not guilty in May to charges of assault, harassment and illegal firearm possession.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Fred Neiman says a woman who was shot in the face drove to a convenience store in Woodland around 10:30 p.m. Friday and told deputies she had been shot at a home near Woodland. Neiman says she remains hospitalized.
Members of the sheriff’s office and a regional SWAT team went to the home and found two men dead outside the home and a woman dead inside.