Yakima Police With Limited Information Continues in Latest Gang Related Shooting
There are no arrests yet in the cities latest gang related shooting. Both victims remain in critical condition at Yakima and Seattle hospitals. Capt. Rod Light with the Yakima Police Department says detectives have a limited amount of information to work with since the victims and witnesses refused to talk to police at the scene Tuesday. Light says he is hoping an arrest is made before another shooting happens.
The 15-year-old is at a Yakima hospital but is expected to taken to Harborview in Seattle. The 17-year-old was transferred to Harborview on Tuesday. Both remain in critical condition. No names have been released. The shooting happened in the area of South 4th Street and East Maple just after 11:00 a.m Tuesday.
Police the 15-year-old victim was shot in the same area about 10 weeks ago. The teen was shot in the groin and thigh. He told officers someone wearing all black shot him as he walked home.