Driver shot several times before rolling SUV in Toppenish

Driver shot several times before rolling SUV in Toppenish
Authorities are investigating a shooting and subsequent rollover crash near Toppenish. (PHOTO: Shawn Gust/Yakima Herald-Republic)

Authorities are investigating a rollover crash apparently caused by a shooting around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports a man in his 20s was shot several times before rolling his SUV on Highway 97 just north of Toppenish. His injuries don’t appear to be life-threatening, according to Sgt. William Boyer with the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim does not appear to be gang-affiliated. His name is not being released at this time.

Washington State Patrol is at the scene investigating.

This story is developing and we will update it as we gather more information.

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