18 Year Old Shot Dead by Officer in Selah
An 18 year old man is dead after being shot by officers at a home in Selah last night. Officers responded to the home in the 39 hundred block of Speyers Road after being told the man was shooting at people inside the house. County Sheriff Ken Irwin says the suspect fired at the first officers on the scene and that’s when the Yakima Police Departments’ SWAT Team was called to the scene. Irwin says after some negotiations the man tried to drive away from the home. The 18 year old, who hasn’t been identified drove directly at a SWATofficer before being shot dead. No officers were injured and 4 people at the home at the time of the shooting were able to escape. 2 officers are now on paid administrative leave as the investigation continues.