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Toppenish resident shot in passenger seat of car

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TOPPENISH, WA.-- Just after 4:00 AM on Sunday morning, the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office was advised that a 25-year-old Toppenish Resident had suffered a gunshot wound.

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to the incident, and determined that Juan Palomino , who was a passenger in a car on highway 97 near the intersection of Buster Rd, was shot by another motorist. Palomino was taken to a nearby hospital but did not survive.

The incident is still under investigation and the Sheriff’s Office is asking that anyone who may have information on this incident to please call the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office at 509-574-2500 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-248-9980 or on the web at www.crimestoppersyakco.org.

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