Robbery Suspect Dies of Apparent Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound

A suspect in a weekend robbery is found dead in the getaway car after Wapato Police pulled the suspect's car over a few miles from where the robbery took place.

According to the Yakima County Sheriffs Office, two men entered the Golden Nugget Market in Buena armed with shotguns.

A passerby saw the robbery and noted the vehicles license plate. The suspects were later pulled over on Donald Road entering Wapato.

Three of the suspects exited the vehicle following police orders, and were arrested for robbery, but the fourth suspect did not leave the car.

A single shot was fired inside the car and 24-year-old James Walker of Toppenish was found dead inside.

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