Officer Involved Shooting

Yakima Police

An officer involved shooting overnight in Yakima. The official release from the police department is below:

On 1/4/14 at about 0300 hours (3AM), a Yakima police officer was checking on a suspicious vehicle parked at the car wash, 907 E. Nob Hill. During the contact, the officer shot the sole occupant of the vehicle. The occupant, a 23 year old hispanic male, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The involved officer has been with the Yakima police department for 14 months. The officer was not injured during the incident.
Yakima police detectives responded and are conducting the investigation.