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.

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