GRANT COUNTY, Wash-- An elderly man was wounded while he was sleeping Wednesday in what appeared to be a targeted gang related shooting.
Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies said two rounds were fired into kitchen and front of the home outside Royal City. Witnesses said a Hispanic male ran from the house and got into an unidentifiable car that sped off toward Royal City according to police.
The elderly man who was sleeping received minor injuries and denied medical treatment according to sheriff’s deputies.
Deputies collected evidence at the scene to send to the crime lab for analysis. According to deputies, evidence suggests the shooting was targeted and gang related.
The investigation was passed on to Grant County Sheriff’s Gang Unit.