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**Press Release**

Incident Reported: Drive By Shooting

Incident Number: 12C06860

Date / Time: 5/20/12 0045 hrs

Location: 100 blk Burr St, Buena, WA

Phone: (509) 574-2500

After hours (509) 574-2500 (dispatch)

On 5/20/12 at about 0045 hrs YSO deputies were sent to the 100 blk of Burr St in Buena regarding a drive by shooting. They were advised a male victim had already been taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle. Upon arrival they found a dark colored Honda drove up to the home. It was occupied by three or four Hispanic males. A subjected exited the vehicle and began to open fire. The victim did not know he had been wounded. He threw an empty beer bottle at the suspect vehicle, breaking a window. The suspects then left the area in an unknown direction.

It was discovered that the victim’s injury was very slight. At this point the identity of the suspects is not known. The victim and witnesses all claimed no knowledge of who the suspects might be. This case will be followed up by detectives.

Prepared by: Sgt. Bill Splawn

Sgt. Bill Splawn
Yakima County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 1388
Yakima, WA 98907
Dispatch: (509)574-2500
Cell: (509)728-4673

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