Nursing home resident shoots director

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STANWOOD, Wash.—A resident of a retirement home is in custody after police say he shot the director of the center.

Authorities say an 86-year-old resident shot the 59-year-old director in the stomach.

The director was rushed to an area hospital in stable condition.

Officials have not released a motive for the shooting but say the resident will likely be charged with first-degree assault.

Investigators say residents at the retirement home are not allowed to have firearms and they are unsure how the man got his hands on a gun.


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