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The Search For Two Attempted Murder Suspects In Dewey-Humboldt Is Over

The search for two men wanted for an attempted homicide in Dewey-Humboldt over the weekend is over with both men arrested. Deputies were called to the 13-thousand-200 block of McCabe Street Saturday afternoon at around 4:40 p.m. on reports of a shooting. After several interviews, deputies learned 67-year-old Bruce Moore from Humboldt and 49-year-old Dwight Elia from Dewey, fired shots at a man by standing by his vehicle following a confrontation. Witnesses say Moore was using a handgun and Elia fired a “flare” gun. The shots missed the man, with one round hitting the top of an SUV. Authorities say the two suspects left in a dark blue Chevy Tahoe driven by 41-year-old Serra Melton from Prescott Valley. Melton was arrested and charged with hindering prosecution and facilitation of discharging a firearm. On Monday, deputies found Moore in an outbuilding on a property in Poland Junction. He refused to come out. Authorities fired a chemical irritant into building and then he surrendered. A couple hours later, authorities found Elia at an apartment in Spring Valley. They found him hiding behind a headboard of a bed and was taken into custody. Both men have been charged with attempted first degree murder among other charges related to the incident.