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Police: Teen shot at least twice in Yakima drive-by shooting

YAKIMA, Wash. - A 17-year-old boy was shot at least twice in a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon in Yakima.

Yakima police say the teen was walking with a friend about 4:10 p.m on the southbound sidewalk of Yakima Avenue near 16th Avenue with a friend when the shooting occurred.

Police say a silver sedan traveling eastbound on Yakima Avenue pulled up and someone fired at least two shots at the 17-year-old and then fled.

The silver sedan contained at least two suspects, according to police.

Shortly after the shooting, a passerby pulled up, saw the boy laying on the ground and got out of the car to attempt to help him, police said.

Police say the 17-year-old was taken to a local hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

The eastbound lane of Yakima Avenue near 16th Avenue remains blocked, as detective are set to arrive on scene. 

 

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