A 22-year-old man died after being shot in the chest during a party at a house in the 600 block of East Race Street early Sunday morning. A 28-year-old man received a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his pelvic area during the fight and a 27-year-old woman who was hit in the head during the fight was treated at a local hospital and released.
Yakima Police Department (“YPD”) officers responded to a report of gunshots at a large party at the Race Street house at about 1:30 am Sunday. YPD officers discovered the 22-year-old gunshot victim and immediately began performing CPR. The man was taken to a local hospital and was declared dead shortly after arriving.
Police are looking for Latino man in his 20s in connection with the incident. No suspects are currently in custody.
Anyone with information regarding this incident 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 crimestoppersyakco.org, or through the “P3 Tips” app that can be downloaded for free at p3intel.com/.