Woman Shot In Yakima

 A woman is shot several times earlier tonight in Yakima in an incident that is still being investigated by police.

Below is the official release from the Yakima PD:

On 6/15/12 at about 5:47 PM hours Yakima Police Officers were dispatched to Custer and Lincoln for a reported gunshot victim on a shuttle bus at that location.  While officers were enroute to the call, they received updated information that the shuttle bus had driven directly to a local hospital with the victim.  Officer responded to the hospital and contacted the victim and 2 other subjects.  The shuttle bus was a privately owned vehicle which was being used as a personal vehicle.  The victim was a 27 year old female who had sustained 2-3 gunshot wounds to the upper chest and neck area.  The victim is currently being treated for her injuries and her status is unknown at this time.  The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still being investigated.

Detectives and patrol officers are actively attempting to locate the scene where this incident occurred.  At this time there is no suspect information to release regarding this incident.  Further information will be disseminated as it comes available.

UPDATE FROM POLICE:

The victim is currently in stable condition at the hospital.  She is sedated and still unable to provide information to law enforcement as to the circumstances of the shooting or possible suspect information.  She is scheduled to undergo surgery later in the day.