UPDATE: Five people dead after shooting in White Swan
WHITE SWAN, Wash. — UPDATE (9:00 p.m.) – The Yakima County Coroner has confirmed the death of a fifth person. Jim Curtice told KAPP-KVEW one victim died at the hospital. Three bodies were found on Medicine Valley Road and another on Evans Road. Multiple agencies will be investigating the shootings including the FBI, Yakama Tribal Police and the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.
KAPP-KVEW has reached out to the FBI. Jillian Voight, Public Affairs Officer of the Seattle division said more information will be shared once available.
UPDATE (8:52 p.m.) – Deputies confirmed the incident is a shooting investigation. No other information is available at this time.
Four people are dead in White Swan after an incident at several locations.
Three people were killed near 5000 Medicine Valley Road in White Swan, according to Yakima County Sheriff Robert Udell. Another was killed near Evans Road. Deputies have not released information regarding the circumstances of the deaths.
Two persons of interest are in custody, according to the sheriff’s office.
Three separate scenes in the White Swan area are surrounded by police officers. Evans Road is blocked off from Shields to Browne with heavy police presence.
At a different area, Evans Road is blocked off at Stephenson, also surrounded by police. KAPP-KVEW was told to leave by Yakama Nation Tribal Police because it wasn’t safe.
KAPP-KVEW is currently at 5000 Medicine Valley Road. At this location, we were told “The tribe does not release information.” However, the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office crime scene response team did go into the area.
This is a developing story. We have a reporter at the scene working to gather more information.