Native American Man Shot to Death Near Wapato
WAPATO (AP) — Law enforcement officers are investigating a homicide that occurred near Wapato in the Yakima Valley.
The Yakima County Coroner's office says the victim is identified only as a Native American male who died from a single gunshot wound.
Coroner Jack Hawkins says an autopsy is planned for Tuesday.
Other details were not immediately available.
The Yakima Herald-Republic says the death brings the total number of homicides in Yakima County this year to 19.