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Yakima Teen Injured in Shooting

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YAKIMA, Wash - The shooting happened just before 8:30 Monday night.  The 16-year old victim was seen being put into an ambulance, who police say is a known gang member.  Police say the teen was walking on the west side of North 7th Street with other gang members, when a small dark car drove by them and someone inside the car fired three shots.  The victim was hit once in the abdomen.
     He was transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with non-life-threatening injuries.
     There were initial reports there was another shooting victim, but it turned out to be one of the other people walking with the teen who fell and hit his head after the incident.
     So far police haven't made any arrests nor have they released the name of the shooting victim.

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