March 4, 2013 in Region

Victim in Moses Lake shooting identified

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The Grant County Coroner’s office has identifed the man shot in his Moses Lake home Saturday as 60-year-old Steven Lynn Hughes.

An autopsy was completed today and the cause of death was a gunshot wound to his abdomen, according to a release from the Coroner’s office.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of an assault at a home in the 7700 block of Clink Road Northeast in Cascade Valley around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Inside the home they found a man had been shot. He was transported to Samaritan Hospital where he died a short time later.

Sheriff Tom Jones said the shooting is not believed to be random, but no information on a possible suspect was released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call (509) 762-1160 or email crimetips@co.grant.wa.us. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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