Sunnyside police seeking witnesses in Sunday night shooting

Sunnyside police seeking witnesses in Sunday night shooting

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. - Police are investigating a shooting that officers say left one man shot in the leg in Sunnyside, Sunday night.

Officers with the Sunnyside Police Department responded to a report of shots fired around 10:23 p.m., at the area of N. 11th and North Avenue. Officers arrived to the area and reportedly found evidence that a shooting had occurred.

Police located the victim, a 24-year-old man, at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower leg. The man's injury is not life-threatening, according to reports.

The victim has since been released from the hospital, police said.

Officers worked to gather evidence and detectives and a crime scene investigator were called to assist.

Investigators have not determined a motive for this shooting, according to reports. This case remains under investigation.

Sunnyside police are encouraging any witnesses with information on this shooting to call the department dispatch center 509-836-6200.

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