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Name in Fatal Shooting Released

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YAKIMA, Wa.- We now know the name of the man shot and killed Thursday night outside Yakima. He was 36-year-old Audelino Mendez. They say he was from the Lower Yakima Valley but would not specify where.

It happened on the 6200 Block of Lateral A Road around 3:45 PM. Mendez suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police say after being shot, he got in his car and crashed it in a ditch. He died during surgery at Yakima Memorial Hospital.

The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is investigating, no word on possible suspects or a motive.

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