Wapato Shooting Leaves one Dead And One Injured
On Friday afternoon(Feb. 2). A shooting took place in my home town of Wapato. Witnesses state two males were shot. I was on location right after everything happened One was shot in the leg. One was shot in the torso. The streets where the shooting happened was blocked off. The Shooting happened on W 1st St.in front of several businesses.
At the moment it is unconfirmed if this shooting was gang related. Witnesses say, the victims were Native American.
Law enforcement agencies were on scene.Washington State Patrol, Yakima Nation Police, Wapato Police ,Yakima County Sheriff's.The male victim that was shot in the torso, died on location.
Yakima County Sheriff's is the lead on this investigation.