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Yakima Police Detain Many People After Victim Dies in Hospital From Shooting

YAKIMA, Wash - What was just a shooting in Yakima last night has now turned into a murder.

A Yakima man was taken into emergency surgery late Monday night with a gunshot wound.  The shooter is not in custody and police don't have any description.

At around 8:30 last night Police responded to several calls about a man being shot on the 15 hundred block of Roosevelt avenue.

The victim a 26-year-old man had a gunshot wound to the stomach and died a short time after arriving at the hospital.

Police say they are investigating multiple areas where the shooting could have happened.  One is at a house on 16th Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue. 

The other between the 1400 and 1600 blocks off Cherry Avenue. 

Multiple people have been detained and are being questioned.

 It is unknown if the incident is gang related.

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