YAKIMA SHERIFF’S OFFICE
SYNOPSIS: On June 19, 2013 at about 10:20 a.m. the Yakima Sheriff’s Office was notified of a shooting that had occurred at or near the intersection of Hwy 97 and W. Wapato Road. A 16 year old Wapato resident suffered several gunshot wounds to his abdomen. The victim was transported to Yakima Valley Regional Hospital by ambulance.
Conflicting versions of the incident were offered by a family member that was with the victim, and other witnesses. It appears that the shooting was gang related.
A vehicle driven by the suspect(s) is described as a dark blue or black Dodge Neon or Honda sedan with primer on the right front fender or bumper area of the car.
Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Yakima Sheriff’s Office at 574-2500 or,
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RELEASED BY: Chief S. Graham
DATE/TIME: June 19, 2013 5:30 p.m.