Overnight Shooting in Yakima

From the Yakima Police Department-

At 0110 hrs, Officers were sent to a gunshot victim in the 400 block of N.1st Street.  Officers arrived and found the male victim in the lobby with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to his abdomen.  The 54 year old male victim said he was in the west alley when a man made contact with him and demanded his personal property.  The victim refused to give up any of his property.  The suspect then produced a semi-auto pistol and fired multiple shots at the victim.  The victim received two gunshot wounds to his abdomen. The suspect fled and was not located.  The victim remained conscious and alert.  He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and remained there through the morning.   

The suspect was described as a white or light-skinned Hispanic male, 5-06, stocky build with a blue bandana over his face.  The suspect also wore a light plaid shirt and blue jeans.  Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200.