1 injured in shooting at Olympia homeless encampment, troopers say

Troopers are investigating after a man was shot multiple times at a homeless encampment in Olympia.

The Washington State Patrol said at about 2:10 a.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting at Deschutes Parkway Southeast and 5th Avenue Southwest. 

A man in his 60s was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the leg at a homeless encampment, investigators said. 

Troopers said he was involved in an altercation before the shooting. 

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Medics treated the victim at the scene, and troopers say the victim is alive and is stable.

According to troopers, two suspects drove away in a car. 

Olympia police said Deschutes Parkway had to be closed off between Lakeridge Drive and 5th Avenue for the investigation. 


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