• Toilet trouble leads to roommate's shooting


    LACEY, Wash. - Police said a man shot his roommate because he was upset about a clogged toilet.


    The shooting occurred at a house in the 9700 block of Mallard Drive Southeast near Lacey early Saturday.


    According to the Olympian, the men went out together on Friday night and met two women who they later brought to the house.


    Police said one of the women clogged the toilet and the homeowner became angry.  The women left.


    The two men began fighting, and at some point, the homeowner pulled out a handgun and shot the other man -- who rents a room from him -- in the chest.


    The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

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