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Moses Lake man walks into ER with gunshot wounds, pepper spray burns; Detectives need your help

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. -

Detectives in Grant County are investigating a shooting and need your help getting information about what happened. 

Investigators were called around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday when a 34-year-old Moses Lake man came into the Samaritan Healthcare emergency room with several gunshot wounds and burns to his face suspected to be from pepper spray. The man underwent surgery and is in stable condition.

He told detectives he was fixing his broken down vehicle somewhere near Road 4-Northeast and Road L-Northeast when he was confronted by a man armed with a handgun who tried to rob him. The victim said he fought the man and was shot several times and pepper sprayed. He told detectives he then drove himself to the emergency room. Further details about the incident are unclear.

Detectives impounded the victim’s vehicle as evidence. They also searched a several- mile area around Roads 4 and L-Northeast but have not been able to find the shooting scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at 509-762-1160 or email crimetips@grantcountywa.gov. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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