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Outlook home targeted in gang-related shooting

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OUTLOOK, Wash. -- Yakima County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a drive-by shooting on 1st Avenue in Outlook.

Deputies responded to home they say had known ties to gang activity, at around 4:15 a.m. Monday morning. Seven people were believed to be sleeping inside the home at the time of the shooting. No on was hurt. The bullets narrowly missed everyone, including children as young as two years old.

A YSO deputy came across a suspect vehicle matching the description provided by witnesses near Zillah. Four hispanic males with known gang ties were taken into custody. Deputies found several firearms along the travel route of the suspect vehicle, these included an SKS assault rifle, a .22-caliber rifle and a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun. Detectives will look into whether these weapons had possible ties to previous drive-by shootings in the area.

Deputies arrested a 32-year-old man from Granger, a 28-year-old man from Grandview, a 20-year-old man from Granger, and an 18-year-old male they believe is from the Spokane area. All four suspects were booked into the Yakima County jail on seven counts of Assault and Drive-by Shooting. Deputies say the 32-year-old suspect has eight previous felony convictions, while the 28-year-old and 20-year-old have three felony convictions each.

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