Yakima, WA - On Monday night at around 10:00 PM, Yakima Police Officers responded to Yakima Regional Hospital in reference to a gun shot victim. The 20 year-old-male had walked into the emergency room under his own power with a single gunshot wound to his neck. He was taken into surgery.
The investigation showed that the victim had been in a vehicle with the suspect in the area of 6th Street and Maple Street. Police have a suspect...he's a gang member, they're just awaiting confirmation from the victim on his identity.
The victim's injuries were non-life threatening according to medical staff at the hospital. The Yakima Police Detective Division will continue the investigation. This comes less than a week after a man was shot in the chest in Sunnyside in a gang related skirmish.