Deputies investigating fatal shooting near Washtucna

ADAMS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- On June 3, 2014 at about 2122 hours the Adams County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a shooting that had just occurred on Austin Road, about 2 miles north of Washtucna.

Deputies responded and located Ronnie Dick, a white male 70 years of age, who was deceased at the scene, of what appears to be gunshot wounds. The suspect identified as Larry Turner, a white male 60 years of age, was taken into custody at the scene after a short stand-off. The incident is being investigated by the Adams County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Washington State Crime Lab. An autopsy is planned however there is no date for that at this time.