The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated
VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) has arrested a suspect in a recent homicide.
On Aug. 21 at about 6:13 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to the area of 2715 NE 138th Ave. for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived they located Armando Prado Valencia, 34, deceased.
On Wednesday (Sept. 15), Luis Fernando Perez Mejia was arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail for Murder II, Drive By Shooting, 2 counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.
The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.
The Vancouver Police Department Major Crimes Unit was assisted in the arrest by the Safe Streets Task Force, USMS-Fugitive Apprehension Team, Vancouver Police Neighborhood Response Team, Vancouver Police Patrol and the Clark Regional SWAT Team.
The investigation is ongoing and nothing further is being released at this time.
Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.