Teen dies from gunshot wounds in Wenatchee, police investigating

WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Wenatchee Police Department is investigating an incident where a teen died from gunshot wounds.

On August 12, just before midnight, Wenatchee Police Officers responded to a call of possible cardiac arrest on Methow Street near Ridgeview Loop Drive. Officers discovered the call was actually a shooting that had just occurred.

Officers applied chest seals and performed CPR until Emergency Medical Services arrived, however the victim died at the scene.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Yair Flores of Wenatchee.

This incident remains under investigation by the Wenatchee Police Department.

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact lead Detective Donny Graves at (509)-888-4256 or via e-mail at dgraves@wenatcheewa.gov regarding case #22W14149.

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