WSP Aiding YPD in Officer Involved Shooting

Washington State Patrol is now assisting Yakima police in an officer involved shooting investigation last week.

The state patrol's crime lab is examining evidence from the car wash on East Nob Hill where officer Casey Gilette shot Rocendo Arias last week -- after he was found holding a gun in his hand.

Arias died from the gunshot wound, the gun was later determined to be a replica.

Gilette has been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation continues.