Yakima police have confirmed an early morning murder.
The victim is 18-year-old Mordeice Adams of Yakima.
Police say Adams was at a party on the 300 block of north 7th street.
At about 12:30 early Tuesday morning he went outside the home and was approached by three men wearing bandanas over their faces.
Police say Adams and one of the men started fighting and that's when he was shot in the chest.
Adams was pronounced dead at the scene.
The three suspects then left on foot and police are still looking for them at this hour.
They have very little information in terms of a description of the suspects, only that they are three young Hispanic males.
Witnesses say one was tall, One was short and the third was somewhere in the middle.
Police say the tall one is believed to be the one who fired the shot.