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Othello man charged in attempted shooting

OTHELLO – A local man is in the Benton County Jail facing charges in connection with an attempted shooting in Othello on Sept. 8.

Dario Ochoa Jr., 23, remains in jail on a first-degree assault charge, records show. He is being held without bail.

According to Othello police, Ochoa was arrested following a shooting at about 10:48 p.m. Sept. 8 in the 1100 block of East Oak Street.

Police were called to the scene after a report of multiple gunshots being fired, records show. Officers found the alleged victim walking along the side of the road.

In interviewing the victim, police determined that the...


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