Lewiston homicide suspects in custody

Lewiston police have arrested a father and son in connection with a homicide investigation.

42-year-old Clyde Ewing and his unidentified16-year-old son were arrested Tuesday by Lewiston officers, with assistance from the Clarkston Police Department and the Quad City Drug Task Force. The father was booked into the Asotin County Jail while the son was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center in Lewiston.

The two are suspected of shooting and killing 31-year-old Samuel Johns at around 1:40am Friday morning at a residence located on the 1700 block of Seventh Avenue in Lewiston.

Ewing and his son are suspected of traveling on bicycles from the 800 block of Bridge Street in Clarkston to the residence where Johns was killed. The pair allegedly fled the scene following the incident.

The Lewiston police are asking for anyone with more information about the incident or anyone with surveillance cameras in the area at the time of the shooting, to call detectives at (208) 746-0171. (Lewiston Police Department)

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