Yakima Police say a 29 year old man is lucky to be alive after a shooting Sunday afternoon on North 8th Street. The victim told police  he was walking down the street when several hispanic males approached him. One of the suspects pulled a gun and fired at him, hitting the him in the back. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say the shooting was related to local gangs. No arrests were made.

The man hasn't been identified.