At about 10:20 pm on Tuesday, Yakima police responded to a report of a gunshot victim at the Yakima Inn (1022 N. 1st Street). After arriving on the scene, officers found 43-year-old Richard Plumlee, who had received a gunshot wound to his torso.
After receiving initial treatment from officers on scene, Plumlee was transported to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at about 10:55 pm.
No arrests have been made at this time pending further investigation by police.
Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1. Tips can be also be reported to Yakima County Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-248-9980, on the organization’s website at www.crimestoppersyakco.org or through the “P3 Tips” app at http://p3intel.com/mobileapp.htm that can be downloaded for free.