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Teen shot to death in Yakima

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YAKIMA--A teenaged boy was shot to death this afternoon on Pleasant Avenue, according to Yakima Police.

Little information is available now, but police responded to the 700 block of Pleasant shortly before 5:00 p.m. Sunday after reports of shots being fired in the area.

Witnesses tell KNDO close to 20 shots were fired from a .22 caliber rifle at the boy, who may have been wearing gang colors.

Police have not confirmed whether this incident is gang-related.  This is the 14th homicide of 2010 in Yakima County, the eighth within Yakima city limits.