Two Teens Shot in Broad Daylight in East Yakima
Two Yakima teens were shot today near 3rd and Maple in East Yakima at about 11:15 this morning. A 15 year old was shot in the head and according to Yakima Police is not expected to survive. A 17 year old was also shot and he has been transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Yakima Police Captain Rod Light says “the two boys were just walking down the street when they were shot, they had just left a grocery store.” Light also said investigators are still trying to piece together what happened. Their are some gang ties but Light stopped short in saying that the shooting was gang related. Adams Elementary School and Washington Middle School were put in lockdown for a short time as a precaution. KIMA Action News Photo