Suspect captured in the West Second Street shooting case

On Thursday September 15, 2022 Deputies from the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) arrested 30-year-old David J. “DJ” Wentworth . Wentworth was arrested near Goldendale Washington on Oregon State Parole Board warrants for violating parole. Wentworth is a suspect in the September 9th shooting of a male adult on west second street in The Dalles.

City of The Dalles Police Detectives and the Wasco County District Attorney collaborated to issue and serve an arrest warrant on Wentworth for the following charges.

• Attempted Murder, a Class A felony

• Assault 1, a Class A felony

• Assault 2, a class B felony

• Assault 2 with a Weapon, a Class B felony

• Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class C felony

• Unlawful Use of a Weapon by Discharge, a Class C felony

• Felon in Possession of a Weapon, a Class C felony

The bail on the above listed charges is $500,000.00. Wentworth is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. During the legal process charges are often modified.

The City of The Dalles Police collaborated with KCSO, the Wasco County Sheriff’s Department and the Wasco County DA’s office. Wasco County Parole and Probation as well as the Oregon State Police.

If you or anyone you know has any information pertaining to this ongoing case please contact the City of The Dalles Police Department at 541-296-2613.