Drive-by shooter sought

— The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who shot a man at Yakama Mart this morning.

Just after 3 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the chest and rushed to a hospital in Yakima for emergency treatment, Sgt. Bill Splawn said.

The victim was seated in his car at 111 Fort Road when a red car drove by and one of the occupants shot him, Splawn said. The car the suspect was in fled westbound on Fort Road.

The motivation is unknown and the case is under investigation, Splawn said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 509-574-2500.



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