Wapato Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Hospitalized
WAPATO -- One person was killed and a second was rushed to hospital after a Friday afternoon drive-by shooting in downtown Wapato. Both victims were males who were members of the Yakama Nation, according to eyewitnesses.
Witnesses said the incident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. near the Les Schwab Tire Center in the 400 block of West First Street. Yakama Tribal Police, Wapato city police and Yakima County sheriff's deputies were on the scene.
The shots reportedly were fired from a blue Honda.
Traffic was being rerouted as of 3 p.m.
No other details were available.