Yakima Police have identified the two suspects who were killed by officers during two separate shootings on Christmas night. Police Capt. Jeff Schneider says the first shooting was reported at a home on West Pierce Street where 28-year-old Adrian Escobar was shot dead by officers after they say he fired shots at them during a standoff at the home. The Washington State Patrol is handling the investigation.
The second person killed in a separate fatal shooting Christmas night has been identified as 31-year-old Jose Garcia. Garcia was fatally shot by officers after a confrontation at the Cascade Apartments on Sgt. Pendleton Way. Yakima Police are investigating the shooting.