Dawn Parchue was shot five times while she rode her bicycle home on Croton Lane in late August. And though she was hit so many times, she continued on the journey home where she informed her family and collapsed. The police response was quick and they showed up moments after and transported her to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Assistant Superintendent of Police, Alejandro Cowo says the department had just captured the suspected shooter.
Asp Alejandro Cowo: ‘Reference the shooting of Dawn Parchue that occured on the 25th of August finally Police found Mr. Wayne Welch and he was arrested and charged for the crime of attempted murder, using deadly means of harm and dangerous harm.
Reporter: “She was shot an amount of times”.
ASP Alejandro Cowo: “Several times.”
Reporter: “Is there any known reason for it.”
Asp Alejandro Cowo: “Like we had mentioned earlier she was involved in a dispute at an establishment in the Mahogany St. area with some people and as she left from the establishment that is at a distance she was shot several times.”
Reporter: “So he was one of the people?”
Asp Alejandro Cowo: “He was one of the persons she had the argument at the restaurant.”