Yakima suspect still at Harborview after stand-off ends with officer involved shooting

Investigators have identified the man who was shot by Yakima police after an armed standoff on Saturday.
Yakima Police Officers were involved in a stand-off on Saturday evening
Courtesy of YPD.

UPDATE at 12:30 p.m. on April 19, 2022: The suspect in Saturday evening’s assault standoff with police in Yakima has been identified as Jose Trinidad Dealba (27). Authorities say that he remains in serious yet stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Yakima police say Dealba is in custody on several felony warrants that include three counts of first-degree assault, first-degree possession of a firearm, second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.

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YAKIMA, Wash. — Around 5:35 on Saturday evening, Yakima Police Officers found a man who was wanted on felony domestic charges.

YPD said the suspect fled on foot when officers approached him in the area of North 18th Avenue and Jerome Avenue. Police said the suspect was armed with a gun during the incident and threatened officers.

The officers located the man in a yard of a nearby home when an armed stand-off occurred between officers and the suspect.

Yakima Police said at least two officers fired their guns during the incident.

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The suspect was treated at the scene by medics and then transported to a nearby hospital after the incident happened.

YPD said the scene was secured by officials and turned over to the Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit, also known as YVSIU, pursuant to Washington State Law.

No YPD officers were injured during the shooting, and the suspect’s condition is unknown.

The involved officers will be placed on paid administrative leave as the YVSIU and administration complete their investigations. YPD said this is standard protocol.

This is a developing news story, stay with KAPP KVEW for updates as they come.


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