UPDATE: On July 10, 2013 at about 0300 Adams County Sheriff's Office responded to the 1700 Block of West Bench Road. In an orchard to the south, deputies found two subjects deceased from what appears to be gunshot wounds.
Deputies have identified both victims.
#1 Juan Luis Rizo-Torres 39-year-old male from Othello.
#2 Ruben Gonzalez-Navarrete 29-year-old male from Othello.
The Columbia Basin Investigation Team (CBIT), which is a multi-agency response team, is assisting the Adams County Sheriff's Office with the investigation.
The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab is assisting with the crime scene.
It is believed the incident took place on July 9, 2013, between 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The incident is in the early stages of the investigation and more information will be provided at a later time.
>>>If anyone has information on the incident please call the Adams County Sheriff's Office at 509-488-2061 or 509-659-1122.
OTHELLO, Wash. (AP) - The Adams County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting deaths of two men in Othello. The bodies were found on Wednesday, and appeared to have been shot Tuesday afternoon or evening. The sheriff's office identified the victims as 39-year-old Juan Luis Rizo-Torres and 29-year-old Ruben Gonzalez-Navarrete. Both men are from Othello. Other details are not immediately available.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)