WASHTUCNA, Wash.-- -

The Adams County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a 70 year old Washtucna man.

That shooting happened last night.  Deputies received a 911 call 9:22 p.m. that a shooting had occurred on Austin Road, 2 miles north of Washtucna.

When they arrived, the discovered Ronnie Dick, dead on the scene from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The suspect, 60 year old Larry Turner, was arrested following a short standoff.

Washington State Patrol is assisting with the investigation. An autopsy is planned for the victim.

At this time, a motive for the shooting has not been released.