A teen from Mattawa was hospitalized after being shot in an alleged drug deal gone bad Saturday morning.

The incident occurred in the 1000 block of Vandenburg Loop North of Moses Lake.

According to reports, a deputy heard shots at around 12:30 am and stopped the victim's vehicle. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later released.

The alleged shooter fled on a bicycle.

Police are continuing their investigation.

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