EPHRATA, WA. At approximately 6:30pm on August 11th, Ephrata Police were dispatched to 23 Basin St
SW for a reported gunshot injury.
Alfredo Silva was found with a shotgun wound to the chest and was transported to Columbia Basin
Hospital. It was later determined that the shooting incident occurred in the 400 block of Basin St. NW.
Remarkably, Alfredo Silva sustained only minor injuries. Robert Stark is a person of interest in this
As the investigation is still ongoing, the Ephrata Police Department is asking anyone with information about
this shooting to please contact us at (509) 754-2491.
There will be no more information available on this investigation until after 2:00pm Tuesday 13 August