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Yakima man is hospitalized after being shot in the chest

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YAKIMA, Wash.- A man is hospitalized Wednesday after being shot at in Yakima.

Police officers say several shots were fired before 2 p.m. 

This happened on the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue near Custer.               

Police say an adult male victim was shot in the chest and found outside of a yellow home.

Police are still investigating what happened and say they do not know if this is gang-related.

"Generally we don't see them happen this early but we see them happen all times of the day and night," said Lt. Mike Merryman with the Yakima Police Department.

Witnesses told officers they saw a light blue pick up truck leaving the scene.

Police are still looking for suspects and investigating. If you know any information about this shooting, contact Yakima Police. 

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