FEDERAL WAY, WASH. — Police are looking for a man suspected of having a role in three shootings in one week in Federal Way and Des Moines, including the death of a Marine on leave.
Federal Way police said Thursday they have probable cause to arrest 27-year-old Bernard Bellerouche (bel-eh-ROOSH’) for investigation of first-degree murder. They say he’s wanted in the May 7 shooting death of a man in an apartment parking lot in Federal Way.
Police also believe Bellerouche was involved in a shootout Monday in Des Moines that wounded a man.
And, they allege Bellerouche was present at the shooting Tuesday in another Federal Way parking lot that killed the Marine, 22-year-old George J. Gabriel. Police say Gabriel was in a car with his wife and was just looking for a parking spot.