Man shot in Yakima armed robbery

Man shot in Yakima armed robbery

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima police say a man was shot in the leg during the armed robbery of a minimart late Wednesday night.

Police got the call at 9:15 p.m. of the robbery at 8th Street Market and Deli, located at the 300 block of North 8th Street.

Officers were advised that a Hispanic or Native American man had entered the store and shot someone while robbing the place.

Police found a 63-year-old man inside with a gunshot wound to his right leg. Police applied first aid until an ambulance arrived and took the man to a local hospital.

Police say they weren't able to find the shooter during their search of the area. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200 or call 9-1-1.

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