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16-Year-Old Boy Arrested for Yakima Drive-by Shooting

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Yakima Police say a teenage boy now faces charges for a drive-by shooting. Yakima Police say a teenage boy now faces charges for a drive-by shooting.

YAKIMA, WA - Yakima Police say a teenage boy now faces charges for a drive-by shooting. 

Officers say late Tuesday night, the 16-year-old fired at least 2 rounds from a large caliber handgun near 2nd Street and Race Street while he was sitting inside a white Jeep Cherokee.

Police say no one got hurt, and no property was damaged in the shooting. Officers say they aren't sure if the teenager was trying to hit anything or anyone in particular. 

Police say someone in another car saw the shooting, called 911 and then followed the car until officers could catch up.  

When police stopped the Jeep at 6th Street and Nob Hill Boulevard, officers took 7 people into custody. 

Officers say they found evidence related to the shooting, but couldn't find a firearm.

Police forwarded charges to the juvenile prosecutor's office. Officers say the 16-year-old boy also faces charges for unlawful possession of a firearm.

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