Royal City — An elderly man was injured Wednesday night when a suspect fired two rounds from a shotgun into a house near Royal City.
The shooting was gang related and the Grant County Sheriffs Office Gang Unit is investigating, the sheriffs office said.
The man was sleeping in the front bedroom as the shotgun was fired at the front of the house into the kitchen, the sheriffs office said. He suffered a minor injury and declined medical treatment.
A male was seen running around 10:45 p.m. from the house on the 4000 block of Road 10.4-Southwest, the sheriffs office said. He got into a car and sped off toward Royal City.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the sheriffs office at 509-762-1160.