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Yakima Police looking for suspect in Friday gang shooting

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YAKIMA, Wash. – Yakima Police are looking for a suspect in a Friday night gang-related shooting that injured a 21-year-old man and sent him to a local hospital.

Officers responded to calls of shots fired around 8:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of S. 7th Street. They arrived to find the victim with a wound to the center of his chest with an exit wound behind his right shoulder. He is in stable condition and is expected to survive. Police say he is a former gang member.

The suspect is a 22-year-old man with brown hair, he was last seen wearing red clothing. Police believe he did not know the victim and drives a white passenger car, the make and model are unknown. There are several witnesses to the shooting, according to police.

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