10/25/2014

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Deputies: Teen shot in Wapato, no suspects

WAPATO, Wash. -- A 16-year-old boy was shot Wednesday morning in Wapato, according to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office. It happened near the intersection of Highway 97 and West Wapato Rd.

Officials told KIMA the teen was alive and went straight into surgery following the shooting.

Deputies said they don't know what led to the shooting but it appears to be gang-related. They have no suspects.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Yakima Sheriff’s Office at 574-2500 or Crime Stoppers Yakima County at 1-800-222-TIPS. Text your tip to 274637 plus YAKCO and your message or submit a web tip online.

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