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Gang shooting in north central Yakima

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YAKIMA--Police respond to another gang shooting in a troubled neighborhood.

A 15-year-old boy was shot once in the elbow around 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the teenage boy was yelling in the front yard of a home on the corner of Fairbanks and Custer Avenues when a car drove up and the people inside began shouting back.  Then, someone in the car started shooting, hitting the teen once in the elbow.

Police say the victim is a gang member.  His injury is not life-threatening.

Early witnesses gave conflicting descriptions about the suspect vehicle, one describing it as a red Ford Explorer, another believing it to be a white four-door sedan.

No arrests had been made as of 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

If you have any information, please call Yakima Police at 509-575-6200. 

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