Yakima police: 16-year-old shot in the stomach

YAKIMA POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE -- On 05-05-13 at approximately 0335 hrs, Yakima Police received a report of a gunshot victim at 1st Street and Nob Hill. When police arrived, they found a 16 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his stomach. The male was conscious and alert. He underwent surgery at a local hospital and is recovering from his injury. Initial reports indicate that the victim was shot while leaving a residence where a fight took place in the 1200 block of East Mead Avenue. Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200.