Victim of Sunday Evening Shooting Released from Hospital

A man who was shot in the back late Sunday evening was treated at a local hospital and released early Monday morning.

At about 11:40 pm Sunday, Yakima police responded to a report of a shooting victim in the 1400 block of Roosevelt Avenue.  When police arrived at the scene, they found 35-year-old Victoryondo Morales, who was suffering from gunshot wounds to his back.  Morales said he was shot in an alley by an unknown suspect.  Morales made his way to a nearby apartment.  A friend of the victim called 9-1-1 to report the incident.

Morales was transported to Astria Regional Medical Center, treated, and released.

Yakima police continue to investigate the incident.  No arrests have been made at this time.    

Anyone with information about 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, or through the “P3 Tips” app that can be downloaded for free at

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