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Yakima Police still searching for suspect

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Yakima, WASH.--Yakima Police are still searching for a suspect after some tense moments Monday night near Lewis & Clark Middle School.

Police said two men reportedly pointed a rifle at a victim on 12th and MacLaren Avenues around 7:30 p.m.

The victim confronted the men about sitting in an alley.

After the first confrontation, the two men drove away. But when the victim came out a second time, one of the men pointed a rifle at him.

"If you have a situation in your neighborhood or a concern about something that appears suspicious, please call the police," said Captain Rod Light of the Yakima Police Department. "Let our officers come and respond."

Witnesses led police to the middle school where they saw one of the men jump over a fence.

Police said their K-9 dog found and bit one of the suspects.

The 18-year old is still in the hospital, but police said he will likely face second-degree assault charges.

Police are still searching for the other suspect.

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