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Farm worker hit by gunshot

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MOXEE, Wash.-- A 59-year-old farm worker was hit in the face and neck by gunshots Saturday while working at a Moxee orchard.

Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies and Moxee PD responded to the 200 block of Konnowac Pass Rd at around 1 Saturday afternoon.
Police say a 72 year-old man was upset with workers in a nearby orchard and fired several shots into the orchard from his home, hitting the victim.

The suspect has been arrested and the 59-year-old was taken to Yakima Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.