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Fatal shooting under investigation in Yakima; suspect on the run

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YAKIMA, WA - Yakima Police have released the name of the man who was shot and killed last Friday near 15th Street and Burwell Street.

Police say 21-year-old Gerardo Camacho-Rodriguez of Union Gap was the victim. Officers are still looking for the suspect involved, but do not believe it is gang related.

The shooting happened just after 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 5.

Neighbors told police they heard gunshots, and saw a man in his twenties running away from the scene who was possibly Hispanic. Police found Camacho-Rodriguez in a car nearby with gunshot wounds. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

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