Yakima Police are seeking a 25-year-old man in connection with Thursday night's shooting outside a North First Street motel.

Police reported Friday afternoon that an arrest warrant has been issued for Gilbert "Gabby" Penazola, who is suspected of shooting 44-year-old Gavin Parker after an altercation near the motel in the 1200 block of North First. Parker was in critical condition at a local hospital.

Penazola faces charges of first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call Yakima Police at 575-6200, Crime Stoppers at 248-9980 or 9-1-1.

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