Man shot in torso and arm in Yakima

Y.P.D. Press Release-

On 10-17-12 at 0143 hrs, Yakima Police received multiple calls of shots fired in the area of Naches Avenue and East E Street and 2nd Street north of Yakima Avenue. Officers combed the area and in the southwest alley of 3rd Street and E Street found a male lying on his back. The male had a gunshot wound to his right arm and to his torso. Witnesses advised that the shooting occurred near the intersection of 3rd Street and E Street. Upon checking the intersection, officers located multiple shell casings in the roadway. Witnesses reported seeing a white full-sized truck with crew cab leaving the area north on 3rd Street. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the suspect vehicle. Victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. His wounds were not considered life-threatening. Officers are continuing to investigate. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200.