Shooting in Union Gap leaves one man dead

UNION GAP, WA - A man is dead after a shooting in Union Gap Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, October 23rd just after 3 a.m., Union Gap Police officers responded to a disturbance call in the 200 block of Whitman Avenue near Aubrey's RV Center. They found a man with a gunshot wound to his upper torso area.

The man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is currently unknown.

The teenager who called 911 says it was a very scary sight. Another person who lives nearby says he saw markings on the ground when he woke up the morning after.

"We were here and could see clear over to third well that's where they put up all those little yellow markers; we could count seven little markers scattered across the street," he said.

Residents in the area say this was a very surprising event as this is typically a very calm neighborhood.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Union Gap Police Department. The investigation is ongoing.

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