Further investigation at the scene revealed that the victim was also armed with a handgun at the time of the shooting, and shot back at the suspects. It is unknown if any of the suspects were struck by the return gunfire. This incident is gang related. No one is in custody at this time.
Detectives and the Gang Unit are conducting follow up investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200 or 911.