The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 31-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the Yelm area.
According to the Sheriff’s Office:
About 7:20 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to a gunshot victim who had been dropped off at the Southeast Thurston Fire Authority’s Mill Road station. The man later was taken to Providence St. Peter Hospital; he refused to tell investigators how he was shot and provided conflicting information about where the shooting occurred.
He was scheduled to undergo surgery at the time of the investigation.
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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 360-786-5500 or 360-704-2740 or Crime Stoppers at 360-493-2222.