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Two in custody after man tries to shoot police officer

Two in custody after man tries to shoot police officer

YAKIMA, Wash. - Two suspects are in custody as of 6 p.m., Wednesday after someone shot at a Yakima police officer.

Police said one of the suspects arrested shot at an officer Wednesday afternoon at the 1400 block of Viola Avenue, but the officer was not hit. The officer's car was hit by the gunshot, according to reports.

South 18th Street is blocked off from E. Viola Avenue to Nob Hill Boulevard while law enforcement investigate.

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Police are searching in Yakima right now for an armed person they say tried to shoot an officer.

The police department tells us this Wednesday around 4:45 p.m., the shooting happened at the 1400 block of Viola.

Police are searching the area right now. We have Action News reporters on scene right now.

This report will be updated.

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