ROYAL CITY, Wash. - An elderly man received a minor wound last night when someone fired two rounds from a shotgun into the home where he was sleeping.
At around 10:45 p.m. Grant County Sheriff's Deputies answered the call for shots fired at 4042 Road 10.4-Southwest space #4. Occupants of the home said two shotgun rounds were fired into the front of the home and into the kitchen. A Hispanic male was seen running from the scene and getting into a car which sped off toward Royal City. Witnesses weren't able to describe the male or the car.
An elderly man who was sleeping in the front bedroom received a minor wound and declined medical treatment.
Evidence collected at the scene will be sent to the state crime lab for analysis.
Deputies believe this was a targeted, gang-related shooting. Grant County Sheriff's Gang Unit is investigating.