Deputies: 1 killed, 1 injured near rooster fighting event

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — An investigation was launched in Washington state after a man was killed and another was injured in a shooting where authorities believe a rooster fighting event was held near Grandview, deputies said.

Yakima County deputies responded to a report of gunshots Sunday around midnight where up to 200 people were dispersing, leaving about 180 roosters behind, the Yakima Herald-Republic reported.

Deputies discovered a man’s body near the scene, and another man was transported to a local hospital, authorities said.

Deputies have not yet identified the body, but an autopsy has been scheduled.

No other information was released.

Anyone with information is urged to call the sheriff’s office.