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Victim of fatal Yakima shooting identified as 20-year-old Toppenish man

Victim of fatal shooting identified

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A man who was gunned down during an altercation in a Yakima neighborhood Monday afternoon has been identified as 20-year-old Matthew Munoz of Toppenish. 

Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice said Munoz died after being shot outside a home on the 700 block of S. Ninth Ave. near West MacLaren Street. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday. 

According to Yakima police, a juvenile male was also shot and a man in his 20s was run over by a car when an argument turned violent shortly before 5 p.m. These victims suffered serious injuries and their conditions are unknown. 

Police said they're on the lookout for a red late '90s Ford Escort that fled from the scene. 

No arrests have been made. It's unclear how many suspects are involved. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

RELATED: One dead in Yakima after fight leads to shooting, coroner confirms

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