Hudson Road woman shot

At approximately 4 p.m. yesterday (Sunday) Yakima County sheriff's deputies rushed to the 500 block of Hudson Road between Granger and Outlook for a report of a woman injured in a shooting.

At least on bullet, according to deputies, entered the home and struck the 21-year-old victim in the upper body. She was taken to a Yakima hospital and later flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The sheriff's office said she is expected to survive the gunshot wound.

Other occupants of the home were not injured in the shooting, and the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle before deputies arrived. They have not been located yet.

The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident for gang-related ties. The Yakima County Violent Crimes Task Force is assisting in determining the identity of the suspects.

Anyone with information related to the shooting should call the Yakima County Sheriff's Office at 509-574-2500.

In other sheriff's news, a caller in the 1200 block of Alexander Road this past Saturday reported a man was exposing himself to individuals in the area. He was described as wearing a hoody with gray skulls and a red shirt with dark pants. The suspect left the area running, but a deputy was able to locate him. He was subsequently taken into custody.

A Lower Valley resident in the 1400 block of West Riverside Avenue Saturday observed a large explosion just before midnight and phone the Yakima County Sheriff's Office. The caller told deputies the explosion took place behind his home and he heard a vehicle leaving the scene at a high rate of speed.

Sunnyside police officers assisted with the call and investigated the scene, discovering one explosive device had been detonated. Another device had not. The device was described as a bottle filled with unknown material.

Deputies since last Friday have also received calls from Lower Valley residents regarding three thefts, two domestic violence situations, three suspicious situations, two sex offenses, an accident, a burglary and an assault.


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