The alleged shooter in a downtown Pasco incident last week was charged Wednesday.
Leopoldo Navarro Ramires, 46, is accused of shooting another man once in the chest after the two fought earlier in the day.
Ramires faces one count of first-degree assault in Franklin County Superior Court. He is scheduled to appear Tuesday to enter a plea.
Pasco police and prosecutors claim Ramires and Garwech N. Chut argued Friday at the intersection of North Second and West Clark streets.
The earlier confrontation was said to be about race, alcohol and possibly a cigarette lighter, and quickly turned physical with Ramires losing the fight, court documents said.
Ramires returned with a silver revolver hours later, stood on the sidewalk near a Clark Street home and fired several shots at Chut, who was on the front porch, documents said.
A witness reported seeing Ramires calmly walk away.
Chut, of Pasco, was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland to be treated. The bullet reportedly missed his heart by an inch.
Ramires, who has been listed as a transient, was arrested hours later and denied shooting the Chut.
Ramires remains in the Franklin County jail on $100,000 bail. He also has an Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold.
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