Man shot to death in Yakima identified as 20-year-old

Man shot to death in Yakima identified as 20-year-old

YAKIMA, Wash. — Police have identified a man who was shot to death in Yakima early Friday morning as 20-year-old Luis Acosta.

Yakima police say officers were called to the 400 block of North 5th Avenue around 3:48 a.m. after a pedestrian in the area noticed the shooting victim under a tree by the sidewalk.

Police arrived to find Acosta unresponsive, face down with gunshot wounds to his torso. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Detectives are investigating the case as a homicide. It does not appear to be gang-related.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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