Overnight Shooting in Yakima

From the Yakima Police Department-

Incident: Shooting                 Case Number: 13Y046083    

Date:  Nov 1, 2013                  

Location:  100 Block So 1st Street        

Narrative:  At about 2:05 AM, officers responded to the area of So 1st St and East Chestnut Ave regarding a fight.  The call was soon changed to include shots fired.  As the first officer arrived, a 42-year-old male was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to both legs, and a vehicle believed to contain the shooting suspect was seen leaving.  The vehicle was followed and stopped on I-82 near Union Gap. Five occupants were removed from the car and a 22–year-old male passenger was identified and taken into custody for the shooting.  The victim was transported to Regional Medical center for treatment of his wounds, which are not believed to be life-threatening.  The investigation is ongoing.