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Homicide Investigation Near Royal City

ROYAL CITY, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's office is conducting a homicide investigation, after two people were found shot in a car off State Route 26 near Royal City Friday morning.

One of those people died, and the other has been transported to a hospital via Life Flight. The condition of that victim is unknown.

Grant County Sheriffs found the victims around 6:00 a.m. According to Public Information Officer, Kyle Foreman, State Route 26 is closed in both directions while they investigate the shooting.

GCSO recommends motorists avoid SR26 and use I-90 for east/west travel. The stretch affected is between Othello and the Vantage Bridge.


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