(Updated 12:16 P.M ) Man Shoots Two Neighbors At Yakima Home Wednesday
Two shooting victims remain at a Yakima hospital after they were shot by a 62-year-old man at a home in the 500 block of North 27th Avenue on Wednesday night. Police spokesman Mike Bastenelli says officers were called to the area at about 9:15 for shots fired. They arrived to find 19-year-old Shawna Umphrey who had been shot multiple times. Bastinelli says the other victim, 43-year-old Michael Bretches drove himself to the hospital. Bastinelli tells KIT News. "There was some sort of confrontation some sort of dispute. The suspect pulled out a gun and shot the male and then shot the female."
Bastinelli says after the shooting the suspect, identified as 62-year-old Henry Castro ran back into his home and refused to leave. A standoff continued into the early morning hours of Thursday when Yakima Police SWAT team members entered the home and found the suspect with a self inflicted gunshot wound. He was taken a Yakima hospital and then transferred to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The two victims remain at a Yakima hospital as police continue to investigate the incident.
Yakima Police say the standoff has ended after officers found the 62-year-old inside his home with a self inflicted gun shot wound. The suspect was taken to a Yakima hospital for treatment.
Yakima Police say two people are being treated at a Yakima hospital after being shot by a neighbor on Wednesday in the area of North 27th Avenue and Englewood Avenue. Police were waiting for the man to come out of his home early Thursday morning.
Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says a 62-year-old man exchanged words with his two neighbors and then opened fire on them. Both people, a man and a woman were shot and taken to a hospital. Police obtained a search warrant for the man's home but the main refused to leave his home. Police continue to investigate.